PieceWork, May/June 1998 Digital Edition
Now available for individual download!
Learn about Narcissa Thorne's miniature career, which included designing European- and American-style period rooms. See some of New England's early quilts, dated from 1780-1850. Then, stitch a miniature embroidered quilt. See Bridget Rorem's beautiful gift for her daughter's wedding day--a hand-stitched lace bridal veil. Then, practice your skills with Bridget's lace alphabet to knit. Discover the tiny treasures of Twin Manors, which has over 100 dolls' houses in its collection including an elegant Georgian mansion filled with accurate period reproductions, all scaled to one-twelfth the size of the originals. Stitch a miniature needlepoint sampler and a miniature needlepoint rug for your own dolls' house. Enjoy the miniature vitrines of Helen Bruce and Electra Webb.
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.