PieceWork, July/August 1996 Digital Edition
Now available for individual download!
Discover needle-knotted miniature laces called bebilla and oya made to decorate women's head scarves in Near Eastern countries. They are made using tatting, crochet, and beadwork. Make a needle-lace motifs (like bebilla-style flowers) and edging. Lace knitting in Iceland is a nineteenth-century tradition based on knitting's centuries-old roots. Knit a gorgeous Icelandic lace shawl. In Vinalhaven, Maine, people still make nets by hand. Learn how to do this yourself with a tote bag to net. Admire appliquéd Tahitian quilts, or tifaifai. Appliqué a tifaifai-style table runner. Meet the American Quilt Study Group. Trimmings in this issue included tatted and rickrack edgings.
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!
This issue was scanned from an original printed issue.