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Long Thread Media

PieceWork, July/August 1999 Digital Edition

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Admire the needlework of First Lady Grace Coolidge. See commemorative lace made in Belgium during World War I which honored the Allies. Read about New Zealand's knitting efforts in support of her soldiers. Admire patriotic airplane quilts, which honor everything from Lindbergh to the space shuttle. See the handkerchiefs and handkerchief cases embroidered by soldiers for loved ones. Meet the flag ladies of Philadelphia.

Crochet a Liberty Bell pillow inspired by one of Grace Coolidge's designs. Cross-stitch a stars and stripes sampler. Knit a pair of warm, sturdy, World War I-era socks. Make a quilted placemat with an airplane motif. Embroider your own patriotic handkerchief.

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