Technique

Learn more about a variety of techniques – from knitting and crocheting, quilting to making garments, to woodworking and pottery. Browse through projects and inspiration for a variety of creative techniques.

Making Sashiko ornaments is a great way to see what the slow-stitch movement is all about. It's slow stitch, to be sure, but the projects are so small you can...

I love to corral my project items into bags when they are works-in-progress. I like to be able to see all of my supplies without having to dig deep in...

Karol Kusmaul's first quilt was a project she and her class of third grade students put together for a school fair. Now she makes graphic art quilts - portraits, landscapes...

Susie Nicholson has found her superpower, and she summons it with a crochet hook. An avid yarnbomber, Susie brings color and whimsy to her Los Angeles neighborhood. Meanwhile, her alter-ego,...

Natalya Khorover Aikens creates art with a big city vibe. Her work is filled with architectural imagery and stitched on repurposed single-use plastic bags, turning trash to treasure. How did you...

In a fast-paced, plugged-in world, it’s so easy to lose track of how the things we use everyday came to be. Even though today’s versions are largely machine made, human...

While her first embroidery project at age 10 presented challenges, Shirley Hudson is glad she persisted. She has made a career out of stitch, and her work designing patterns doesn't...