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Long Thread Media

PieceWork, January/February 2001 Digital Edition

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Discover the art of American embroidery with the Anne Gower sampler, one of few pieces to survive the early seventeenth century travels between England and North America. Learn about the intrigue and hard work surrounding bobbin lace's history from the sixteenth through eighteenth centuries. Learn about lace made from silver and gold. Discover Halas lace from Hungary. Enjoy Romanian point lace and make a butterfly using that technique. Discover the sun laces of Spain. Meet Mary Card, an Australian crochet designer who used her skills to earn a living in the early twentieth century. Make a silver and gold bobbin-lace pendant. Crochet picture-perfect lace. Tat a jabot. Make a Teneriffe lace wheel. Filet crochet a lovebird cozy.

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.
  • Test your needlework techniques with projects ranging from embroidery to knitting, quilting to beading, and crochet to cross-stitch.
  • And so much more!

Author/Designer: Piecework Editors