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PieceWork 1997 Collection Download

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Enjoy all 6 issues of Piecework Magazine exactly as they were printed in 1997.
January/February 1997
This issues explores tsujigahana, an ancient Japanese tie-dyeing technique. Go back in time to Utah to see beautiful lace-edged pillowcases made by pioneers and then practice embellishing your own pillowcase.
March/April 1997
Discover cheerful, colorful Amish socks from the 19th century and knit your own version. Learn about endangered "reweavers" and become one yourself. Find uses for all of your scraps, including as adorable patchwork dog.
May/June 1997
Celebrate samplers! You'll find quilted, cross-stitched, embroidered, crocheted, and knitted samplers to try in this issue. You'll also meet Anna Rasmus Holsten, a skilled crocheter who left her daughter a 91-inch long ribbon of crochet samples.
July/August 1997
Meet the Pearly kings and queens of London, who covered their clothes with flashy pearl buttons. Learn about the Irish crochet tradition of Clones lace and crochet a wild rose for your handkerchief.
September/October 1997
Discover needlework in literature and projects inspired by those stories you can make, like the Safe Return Mittens. Admire Marion Cheever Whiteside Newton's story book quilts, which depict everything from Little Women to Alice in Wonderland.
November/December 1997
Explore the rich variety of white in needlework. Discover everything from intricate candlewick detail to white Hungarian feltwork. Learn how to make your own Hungarian-style felted ornaments and tambour-stitch a scarf. The possibilities of white in your needlework are endless.
As with all our PieceWork Collections, you get needlework inspiration at your fingertips. You can get this Collection as either a CD or Download. Just look at the advantages:
  • Browse each issue quickly with a time-saving electronic index.
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  • These Collections take up less space than print issues and won't wear or tear.
  • Save money when you get a whole collection of PieceWork than if you got the print issues individually.