This special magazine provides insights into textiles and their origins.
Discover textiles, motifs, and techniques that have been transported across continents and through time. Learn about the ritual and symbolism behind traditional Slavic needlepoint known as rushnyky. Be astonished by the abandoned needlework found in New York’s Willard Asylum – much of it done by first generation immigrants. And hear personal stories about the connection between migration and needlework at the US/Mexico border today.
- Knit a pair of traditional Macedonian colourwork sleevelets.
- Cross-stitch an 1854 schoolhouse sampler.
- Create cable-knitted kilt stockings inspired by Nova Scotia’s history.