PieceWork, May/June 2001 Digital Edition
Now available for individual download!
Enjoy an example of the art of American embroider--an embroidered dog portrait. Meet Mary Card, a crochet designer, and learn about her life in England and America. Discover nÃ¤lbinding or "needle stitching," an ancient craft that preceded knitting. Learn two tales from one box of needlework that contained a dresser scarf worked in Moountmellick embroidery and led the author to discover a parallel between that technique and her family. Discover Angelina's treasure chest, brought with her when she emigrated from Italy. Admire the embroidery of Russian old believers. Make a floral motif in Russian punch needle embroidery. Use Wessex stitchery in a tenth wedding anniversary memory pocket. Make a padded mat in Mountmellick embroidery. Practice nÃ¤lbinding with a mobius scarf. Crochet an arabesque tablecloth.
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!