Anne Merrow is a former editor of Spin Off magazine and a cofounder and editorial director of Long Thread Media.
Season 4, Episode 9: What do you do when it's time to step back from your industry-leading yarn store and make some space for yourself? If you're Sheri Berger, you might find yourself accidentally beginning a brand-new needlework business.
Season 4, Episode 3: Once reserved for royalty and liturgy, gold embroidery is an art form that contemporary stitchers can explore and enjoy. Artist and instructor Natalie Dupuis shares her love of this colorful, shimmering fiber art.
Season 3, Episode 10: How does a textile tradition die—and how can it be saved? Hawaiian quilting developed as a unique art less than two centuries ago, but a tradition of secrecy put it in danger until one woman decided to preserve it.
Season 3, Episode 9: The venerable British needlework institution teaches its students to stitch selfies, coronation robes, and everything between.
Season 3, Episode 7: As the curator of Vesterheim, the National Norwegian-American Museum and Folk Art School, Laurann Gilbertson has a dream job for lovers of historic textiles.
Season 3, Episode 1: As the Modern Maker, Mathew Gnagy brings the needlework techniques of Early Modern Europe to a contemporary audience.
Season 2, Episode 9: In the back rooms of Yorkshire's archives and museums, textile treasures await an understanding historian.
Season 2, Episode 4: Franklin shares how his loves of textiles, books, and miniatures come together.
In her article “Handspun Lace for a Prince” in the Summer 2013 issue of Spin Off, Margaret describes the painstaking process of designing, spinning, and knitting William’s shawl.