PieceWork, May/June 1999 Digital Edition
Now available for individual download!
Learn about the prevalence of floral motifs in needlework in the mid-nineteenth century. Discover Assisi embroidery, created in the Italian town of the same name. Discover embellishments for your knitting. Read the story of Lovabel Marti's quilt, pieced together during the depression. Find out what bees and embroidery have to do with Napoleon Bonaparte. Hear the story of Myrtle Mitchell Wagers, who survived mountain life and raising children by herself.
Bead embroider an eyeglasses case. Stitch four Assisi projects. Knit a cameo floral baby afghan. Embroider and appliqué a basket of primroses pillow. Embroider a bee from Napoleon's court with metallic threads. Filet crochet a vine and flower edging.
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!