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PieceWork, July/August 2001 Digital Edition

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Admire samplers from the Victoria and Albert museum. See two samplers that reflect the art of American embroidery. See crocheted sampler books preserved in a chest of drawers. Check out the nineteenth century's stamping blocks for embroidery. Take a brief tour of the National Museum of Scotland and some of the textiles preserved there. Knit a gorgeous lace sampler. Embroider a needle case designed and stitched using a nineteenth-century embroidery stamping block.

See the results of PieceWork's sampler contest. The first-place winter is the Tribute Sampler designed by Kay Hanson Cavnar and stitched by Sheri Swope. Karla Caldwell and Lisa Croy's Tree of Life and Knowledge took second place. Finally, third place went to Sherry Del Rizzo's Come into my Garden.

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