Julia Baratta

The History of Naturally Colored Cotton

Julia Baratta discusses naturally colored cotton and the farmers who grow various plants to preserve the fiber.

Creating Style for Utility: Aprons Embellished with Trims

With the simplest of tools and materials, a housewife could turn a utilitarian accessory into something fanciful.

Three Bookmarks to Make: Knit, Stitch & Crochet

Inspiration for these three bookmarks to crochet, stitch, and knit came from some of the designers' favorite books.