PieceWork, March/April 2001 Digital Edition
Now available for individual download!
Discover nineteenth-century shipboard needlework done by sailors and residing in Salem, Massachusetts. Learn about the San Giovanni embroideries, called the jewels of the Quattrocento and based on the life of Saint John the Baptist. Read an excerpt about the crafts of Jack Tar. Discover zardozi, the metal embroidery of India. Admire the embroidered coats and vests of Slovakia, which men have decorated and worn since the thirteenth century. Check out a medieval manuscript sampler. Admire Uncle Charlie's apron, a handmade souvenir from a favorite uncle's naval career. Discover a collection of rug-hooking tools.
Needlepoint coral clouds. Embroider a star design. Appliqué and embroider an eyeglass case. Make your own medieval manuscript sampler. Cross-stitch a portrait frame.
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!