Stories that feature the primacy of textiles and the way they are connected with women are quite ancient. Our language is full of metaphors that demonstrate these deep, primal associations.
Once thought of as only something a grandmother could love, doilies are experiencing a renaissance.
Crepe paper struck an immediate chord with the buying public. The novelty effects and brilliant hues were tantalizing.
Busy parents around the globe have found different ways to keep babies protected—physically and spiritually. Read about the stunning cradleboards that were created in several native North American traditions to swaddle and secure.