Talking about periods is a subject most teenagers will shy away from so a regional high school is tackling the taboo topic by having students sew menstruation packs for girls who don't have access to adequate sanitary facilities.
When the Lindners began researching their family's history in making woollen socks, they discovered a long thread of tradition stretching back to 18th century Germany.
Choosing an outfit is something most of us take for granted, but for tens of thousands of Australians with disabilities it can be a painful experience. But a small coterie of Australian designers are out to change that.
From fibres discovered on a prehistoric cave floor to Egypt's mummies, the Silk Road and high-tech space suits — fabric is woven throughout human history.
Big fashion brands are putting pressure on their suppliers to deliver more quickly and cheaply, which is contributing to labour abuses in factories that manufacture garments, footwear and textiles, according to a new report.
Students from Indonesia and Australia collaborate on a unique collection of modest garments they hope will change the industry's perception of Islamic fashion.
What goes into manufacturing the various textiles we wear and how do the environmental impacts of each compare?
Craftswoman and well-known Red Centre artist Philomena Hali is farewelled to Western Australia after spending three decades passing on her skills in the NT.
Wool prices are higher than ever, but a series of scandals at the industry's peak body is putting a dampener on the celebrations.
Surfing culture runs deep in Australia, but the clothing empires built around the sport are being dumped by consumers and investors.