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Long Thread Media

PieceWork, January/February 2002 Digital Edition

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Discover examples of the earliest threadwork, which was actually on nontextiles such as statuary and pottery. Learn about the importance of samplers, which date back to third-century Egyptian needleworkers. Admire a wedding dress quilt, made from the wedding dress worn by four generations of women in the same family. See how needlework tied into the women's rights movement. Also, learn how old West prisoners occupied themselves by knitting in jail. Learn how to cross-stitch a cipher, stitch a pillow with Teneriffe lace motifs, and crochet a unique lace pattern.

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!