This Long Thread: Women of Color on Craft, Community, and Connection by Jen Hewett - Virtual BOOK-SIGNING - Saturday, December 4th

Join us in celebrating Jen and the release of her new book, This Long Thread. There will be a panel discussion featuring those in the book - including Verb's co-owner, Adrienne Rodriguez, Sonya Philip, and Latifah Saafir. 


In early 2019, the craft community experienced a reckoning when crafters of color began sharing personal stories about exclusion and racial injustice in their field, pointing out the inequity and lack of visible diversity within the craft world. Author Jen Hewett, a prominent Black woman in the fiber crafts community, brings together This Long Thread: Women of Color on Craft, Community, and Connection as a direct response to the need to highlight the diverse voices of women working in fiber arts and crafts.

Weaving together interviews, first-person essays, and artist profiles, this book explores the work and contributions of people of color across the fiber arts and crafts community, representing a wide spectrum of race, age, region, cultural identity, education, and economic class. Be inspired by the work and stories of innovative artists and artisans, such as Cynthia Alberto, Windy Chien, Naiomi Glasses, Sonya Philip, Latifah Saafir, and Lisa Woolfolk, who are making exceptional contributions to the world of craft.

Verb's co-owner, Adrienne Rodriguez, has an essay in this book about her relationship to her grandmother, textiles, and her work at Verb.

Click here to pre-order this book.

When you register for this event, a link will be sent to you. On December 4th, click the link, and join us.

This event will be recorded. A link will be sent to all who register following the presentation.

Date: Saturday, December 4, 2021
Time: 1pm PST
Location: Virtual Zoom Event
Cost: FREE


JEN HEWETT is a printmaker, surface designer, and teacher. In addition to designing and selling her own products, Jen also licenses her work to fabric manufacturers and large retailers. She is the author of Print, Pattern, Sew.

Books are non-refundable and non-returnable.