Learn how to safely store your textiles and how to combat the three enemies of cloth.
Cleaning textiles is important before storing them—but only if it can be done safely.
Keeping your textile collection safe starts with storing items away from light, potential water damage, and pests. However, this isn’t enough when it comes to delicate, antique, or heirloom cloth. Here are two of the most important things to know.
How did ticking go from utilitarian fabric to desirable design element? Christina has the scoop.
On August 26, 1920, the Nineteenth Amendment became law, and American women received universal suffrage. British women would not receive universal suffrage until July 2, 1928, when the Equal Franchise Act became law.
Learn tips and techniques to help you properly store extra-special textiles.
Take at trip back in time as we look at ancient fashion for the feet.
In light of current events, I’ve found my mind turning to “Little House in the Big Woods” by Laura Ingalls Wilder. In the book, Laura and her family sewed and embroidered, alone in their home, carefully mending clothes and creating small items of beauty.
During the Spanish flu pandemic, countless women (and presumably some men) worked together to sew tens of thousands of masks.