PieceWork, November/December 2002 Digital Edition
Now available for individual download!
Enjoy needleworked animals from the Nowotny Collection in the Nowotny Shop of Vienna, Austria. Imagine cuddling with plush-stitch animals from the mid-nineteenth century. Check out a collection of stuffed animals from the Cattley family of London. Admire griffins, tigers, bears, and peacocks depicted in various lace artifacts. See the enchanting half dolls used in the mid-nineteenth century to cover powder puffs and be pincushions. Go to the Reflections on Fashion, Dolls, and the Art of Growing Up at the American Textile History Museum via this issue. Dive into the Weldon's Practical Needlework series and take a glimpse into nineteenth century fashions and needlework techniques. Cross-stitch a perforated paper box designed by Ann Caswell. Knit pretty cuffs adapted by Carol Rhoades from Weldon's Practical Knitter.
In every issue of PieceWork magazine, you will be amazed at the amount of information packed into these pages:
- Be inspired by needleworkers past and present. In each issue, you'll meet needleworkers with unique stories to tell and special projects to share.
- Explore traditional needlework throughout history. In addition to the people who did the work, you'll get an up-close look at what they created and how they did it.
- Take your needlework to the next level with The Needleworker--an exploration of embroidery with Deanna Hall West.
- Test your needlework techniques with projects ranging from embroidery to knitting, quilting to beading, and crochet to cross-stitch.
- And so much more!