During the recent Project Threadways Symposium—a virtual event in partnership with Alabama Chanin, Project Threadways, and the Muscle Shoals National Heritage Area—several presenters...

This story was originally posted on the Alabama Chanin Journal on June 10,2020.. The fabric tells a story. In the careful stitches, the colors, the pieces,...

Founded last year as a non-profit, Project Threadways examines, documents, and records the history of textiles. In preparation for our next symposium, we have been...

This story was originally posted on the Alabama Chanin Journal on January 19, 2016. I’ve been reading Pattern Recognition (2003) by William Gibson as a sort...

Project Threadways, as a concept and idea, has been in the works for several years—taking shape in Natalie’s mind for even more. Last...

“These living arts have been passed down by oral histories through generations of women and men—connecting us to our roots, our past, our...