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Long Thread Media

PieceWork, March/April 2003 Digital Edition

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PieceWork March/April 2003 issue is now available for individual download!

Discover a beautifully embroidered hawking set from the seventeenth century. See the beauty of mosaic patchwork quilts. Meet François Lesage and admire his haute couture embroidery. Learn about the importance of needlework and fashion to nineteenth-century Nantucket residents. Meet Jody Haug and enjoy her creative knitted clothing, then try your hand at knitting her many-color vest.

Learn the art of ivory embroidery by stitching a small decorative piece. Embroider a Jacobean crewel design to decorate your clock. Stitch an Elizabethan-inspired band sampler. Stitch a beaded evening bag. Plus, The Needleworker explores the Cretan stitch, a decorative stitch named after the Greek island Crete.

In every issue, 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!