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PieceWork, November/December 1996 Digital Edition

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Admire the rosesaum mittens of Norway. Knit and embroider your own rosesaum mittens. Enjoy the colorful tracery of Cathedral Window quilts, which use an ingenious folding technique to make quilt squares. Use that trick to make a Cathedral Window trivet. Discover embroidered Chinese purses of the Quing era and embroider your own Chinese purse. Check out name ribbons of Marken, Netherlands. Cross-stitch your own name-ribbon band. Admire the ingenious miser's purse of the Victorian era and crochet your own beaded miser's purse. Meet the influential Eliza Lucas Pinckney and admire her gold dress and all of the work that went into it. Check out the hooked mats of the Grenfell Mission, decorated with the sled dogs and ice common to Labrador and Newfoundland. This issue's Trimmings features tatted and crocheted snowflakes and stars.

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.