Long Thread Podcast: Laurann Gilbertson

Season 3, Episode 7: As the curator of Vesterheim, the National Norwegian-American Museum and Folk Art School, Laurann Gilbertson has a dream job for lovers of historic textiles.

How to Safely Store (Most) Textiles: Part 3

Learn how to safely store your textiles and how to combat the three enemies of cloth.

The Art of Crocheting

What?! There are vintage patterns other than Weldon's?

Knit Nostalgia with Laura Ingalls's Petticoat Lace

Looking back to when PieceWork and Little House on the Prairie met and gave us a nostalgic moment.

The Beloved Sock Monkey

A visit with a favorite vintage find.

How to Store (Most) Textiles Safely: Part 2

Cleaning textiles is important before storing them—but only if it can be done safely.

Migration—Call for Submissions PieceWork Fall 2022

Our Fall issue will trace the history of needlework and makers on the move. Join us as we explore trade routes, multi-generational traditions, and the evolution of techniques. Send PieceWork your article and project proposals for the Fall 2022 issue.

Mad for Macramé Lace

A look into the popularity of macramé during Victorian times.

The History of the Louise All-In-One Sewing Aid

A look at female inventors who've created tools to assist them with their tasks.

Crochet from India

Contributor Chitra Balasubramaniam shares a beautiful piece that ties into history.