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Long Thread Media

PieceWork, November/December 1997 Digital Edition

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Discover the beautiful whitework embroidery of Schwalm River valley in west-central Germany. Learn the art of candlewicking, which involves French knots, bullion stitches, tufting, and couching embellishing. If you love lace, you'll also love Marian Powys, a skilled lace maker whose life's work is keeping the love of lace alive. Take a close look at white-on-white quilting with Kathy Epstein. Admire whitework bonnets. Learn about the Warner House bedspread project. Make feltwork with flair in the traditional Hungarian style. See samplers worked in white. Learn about Jennie Sherman through her whitework.

Stitch a Schwalm-embroidered guest towel. Learn three candlewicking techniques. Make a tambour-stitched scarf. Knit Betsey Penhallow's bedspread. Make Hungarian-style felt ornaments. Stitch some pretty sampler patterns.

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.

Author/Designer: Piecework Editors