As his country’s most famous designer, Sabyasachi has persuaded Indians to see the luxury in their fashion heritage. Can he persuade Americans too?
On starting over and reshaping one’s path.
Bethan Laura Wood has made her name dreaming up transportive rainbow-hued furniture and housewares. Her own London home is just as fantastical.
Having embraced a slower pace of life upstate, Melissa Ventosa Martin is launching an online marketplace dedicated to finely crafted pieces imbued with the luxury of time.
For an Australian woman with roots in Central Asia, a growing awareness of her heritage and the peril her people face all began with an embroidered skullcap.
How a lawn sign inspired by mom décor became a liberal mantra — and a symbol of a political battle over white womanhood.
In her new book, “Hooked,” the Broadway and “Younger” actor opens up about how she collaged and cross-stitched her way out of anxiety and loss.
Though they maintain separate practices, Chris Johanson and Johanna Jackson regularly collaborate on hand-hewn pieces that are subtly autobiographical.
For millenniums, the airborne objects have mesmerized cultures around the world. Now, a new generation of artists is taking their creation to new heights.
This 39-foot-long instrument, built by local artisans and carrying musicians performing a live concert, sets a course for the future.
Matthias Kaiser’s extensive travels, and apprenticeships in Japan, continue to inform his nuanced, stylistically wide-ranging vessels.
Fashion was seen as a way forward for the country and its craftspeople, especially women. But those involved are terrified it may turn them into targets.
In his colorful Guadalajara work space, Fabien Cappello collects and creates pieces he calls “prototypes of the future.”
Inspired by ancient animal figurines, contemporary potters are making creatures that reflect the irregular beauty and magic of the natural world.
During Covid, many people found solace in a new pastime. A few found profit.
The current popularity of the tools prompted one writer to learn more about how they’re assembled.
These fun cake decorations will create a whirl at your next party.
In these uncertain times, what’s not to love about designing your own little world?
Revisit your childhood gum-wrapper-folding skills to add a crowning touch to a flowerpot.
Making things — masks, quilts, ceramics, mandalas — was a practical and sometimes political response to the moment.
A wealth of stores and studios in Connecticut and upstate New York offer lovely handmade wares that you’ll have forever.
The small, family-run businesses hope a new government aid package will bring the relief that one in 2020 didn’t provide. They say their skills are at stake.
Colorful paper blooms are easy to make and perfect for a spring table top.
Using ingredients straight from your kitchen, these dyed Easter eggs make a fun and festive way to celebrate.
Gherardo Felloni, the creative director of Roger Vivier, takes the ‘Make T Something’ challenge.
Part craft project and part meditation on the evolution of domestic space, these miniature paper dwellings can be assembled with just scissors and glue.
The craft retailer pulled a pattern book from its stores after employees noticed some of its designs contained swearing.
A simple roll of newspaper creates a biodegradable pot to get your spring planting season off the ground.
Through thoughtful collaborations with Mexican artisans in Oaxaca and elsewhere, contemporary designers are helping to evolve — and protect — one of the world’s most enduring handicrafts.
With your newspaper and some blank card stock, a homemade Valentine or any other greeting is easy to create.
Crafters in search of Harry Styles’s colorful cardigan and Bernie Sanders’s inauguration mittens are designing their own patterns.
“Craft: An American History,” by Glenn Adamson, considers the often disparaged tradition of artisanal work from colonial days to today’s maker movement.
Interest in Indigenous artistry has created an ecosystem of beadwork drops that sell out in minutes online.
Across the country, city and town squares stand empty of the usual huts, sounds, scents and lights, as the coronavirus has forced the country to skip its beloved annual Christmas markets.
Five designs, made exclusively for T, that reflect on a difficult year while offering a chance to spread warmth and even cheer.
Shares of Etsy, the online marketplace, are up 250 percent this year, a rise fueled by skyrocketing pandemic mask sales and a push by investors to run its business better.
A cento is a poem written using borrowed lines, like ones from this publication. Don’t forget to give credit.
The skilled gardener and ceramist Frances Palmer offers a primer on how to decorate a card with dried botanicals.
With a little paint and accordion folding, your newspaper can become décor for your Thanksgiving table.
Manish Arora was the breakout fashion star of India. Today, his business is in tatters, with a trail of debts. What happened?
Whispering your fears to these little dolls made of rolled newspaper might help you sleep better.
Holiday décor vendors are leaning into the grief, anxiety and nihilism of this year.
Common in Victorian London, handmade paper blooms have sprouted once again.
A new generation of artisans is adding to the long history of the Italian craft, known for its strange shapes, odd colors and secretive techniques.
Behold all the news that’s fit to weave.
In the midst of quarantine, flower pressing, natural dyeing and other activities from Victorian times have made a comeback.
With overrun hospitals facing an acute shortage of masks, people are pulling out their sewing machines to fill the void.