textiles

Maker Spotlight: Yoshiko Iwamoto Wada

Maker Spotlight: Yoshiko Iwamoto Wada

Yoshiko Iwamoto Wada has focused her life on studying, practicing, recording, and teaching textile and dyeing techniques across the world.

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WOVNS Turns Digital Designs into Made-to-Order Textiles

WOVNS Turns Digital Designs into Made-to-Order Textiles

We’ve seen print on demand knitted goods before, but WOVNS is jumping into the tech of textiles with jacquard.

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How Punch Cards and Arduino Close the Gap on Hacked Knitting

How Punch Cards and Arduino Close the Gap on Hacked Knitting

You can still use punch cards to operate knitting machines, but a few groups are now bringing the technology full circle by hacking knitting machines so that they may be operated digitally via an Arduino.

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5 Basic Stitches You Need to Know, Plus Other Textile Tips

Here are the 5 basic stitches you need to know to tackle most hand sewing tasks (with bonus tips for handling fabric).

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A Portrait in Vinyl: The Art of Lori Herbst

A Portrait in Vinyl: The Art of Lori Herbst

You’re most likely to find glittery vinyl upholstery in a diner booth, but artist Lori Herbst cuts and collages vinyl into pop culture portraits worthy of a frame.

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