Long Thread Podcast: Franklin Habit

Season 2, Episode 4: Franklin shares how his loves of textiles, books, and miniatures come together.

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Golden Flower Shawl to Knit

This circular shawl with a chrysanthemum as the main motif, from the September/October 2017 issue, is Katrina's tribute to this brilliant film.

Knit Baby's First Sock

Knitting a baby’s first sock is a special occasion, and the pattern must be equal to the event.

BY: Ann Budd

George Washington’s Masonic Apron

Although the Masonic brotherhood developed its own rituals and rules, it retained in its symbolism the trappings of the stonemason’s craft, including the apron.

A Stitch in Time: Four-Sided Stitch

A counted-thread sampler staple—it’s hip to stitch square!

A Maker Ponders the Question, “Can You Make This for Me?”

In online communities, crafters vent their frustration with friends, family, and even strangers who devalue the time invested in making something by hand.

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My Year of Weldon's

Two counterpane squares from Weldon's Practical Needlework were the beginning of a year-long knitting journey.

Knit a Child's Vest

Looking for a project to knit for a six- to seven-year-old child? Check out our knitted child’s vest from Weldon's Practical Knitter!

BY: Ann Budd

Treasured Bags: Places to Keep Things

Former PieceWork editor Veronica Patterson shares some of her treasured bags from around the world.

The Blue-and-White Embroidery of China

Researchers believe that this blue-and-white embroidery varied little over the centuries.