The infamous Donner Party was one group of several that left Independence, Missouri, in mid-April 1846. They were all headed for Sutter’s Fort, California.
Here’s the story of how Linda Ligon's son got lost in Tunis and discovered a not-quite-magical cloak.
From the midst of the madness that became World War II (1939-1945), one small knitted green sweater—made for a beloved granddaughter—survives.
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.
Submit your proposals for the Fall 2020 issue of PieceWork and help us explore global textile traditions of reuse and renewal.
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.
Each and every issue of PieceWork is brought forth by many hands. However, this special issue has been carried forward by more hands than most.
The Norwich, waffle, southern cross, or plaited interlaced stitch is considered to be a large, square, highly textured, modern-day canvas and needlepoint stitch.
What can a pair of socks reveal about the culture of a displaced and oppressed culture? In the Kurdish knitted stockings that she found in northern Iraq, Barb Sobkoviak saw pride in these works of folk art, tradition, and beauty.