[Softcover, 366 pages, b/w illustrations] This Long Thread: Women of Color on Craft, Community, and Connection by Jen Hewett, a printmaker, surface designer, textile artist, and teacher. Weaving together interviews, first-person essays, and artist profiles, This Long Thread explores the work and contributions of women of color across the fiber arts and crafts community. These conversations explore materials, belonging, identity, cultural misappropriation, privilege, the value (or undervaluing) of craft, community support structures, recognition and exclusion, intergenerational dialogue, and much more. Be inspired by the work and stories of innovative people of color who are making exceptional contributions to the world of craft. The textile artists featured include knitters, quilters, sewers, weavers, and more who are making inspiring and innovative work.