Records from the distant past don’t say much about women, yet every now and then we get fleeting glimpses of the history of textiles.
Then Athens and the city-state of Sparta got into a long conflict, the Peloponnesian War, and that’s where our latest story about women’s work comes in.
Women have been involved with textiles throughout time; after all, they have been inspired by a goddess!
Celebrate International Tatting Day with a glimpse into the process of tatting using a needle and using a shuttle.
How Victorian England has influenced the modern world
If you enjoy making clothing with vintage flair, check out Jennifer Wood’s Directoire Top from Knitting Traditions 2018.
The Suffragette’s Coat combines drama, fine details, and history.
Once a year, I get to edit Knitting Traditions, which brings in my passion for history.