If you’ve ever wondered at the meaning behind the lyrics of “Yankee Doodle,” it might surprise you to learn that the “macaroni” in the song referred not to a noodle, but to a rather odd fashion trend.
If you've ever looked at a spider's web and wondered what it would be like to work with such a fiber you're not alone.
When European soldiers came back from the Crusades they brought back more than just spices and silks, they also brought back the hijab which was then modified into the wimple and became the must-have head wear for queens and nuns alike.
The New Mexico Farm and Ranch Heritage Museum in Las Cruces, New Mexico, is hosting its first Fiber Fiesta.
During the mid- to late-eighteenth century, drizzling became quite the fashion in France to carefully remove gold and silver threads from other textiles so they could be sold.
Want to learn about the newest books and videos related to weaving and other textiles? Make sure to check out Handwoven’s Media Picks department every issue. This book review comes from the January/February 2018 issue.