PieceWork, November/December 2000 Digital Edition
Now available for individual download!
Visit Queen Mary's dolls' house, complete with a garage and cars and was never intended for dolls. Enjoy samplers from Mistress Sarah Stivours School in Salem, Massachusetts. Admire eighteenth- and nineteenth century childbed linen. See amana star-pattern knitted bonnets especially for babies and knit your own version. See phulkari and bagh from India, which are embroidered shawls and head coverings made for children from the time of birth and which retain significance throughout the children's lives. Travel back to a time when embroidery was taught to children in schools.
Stitch a lamb purse and a hollie-point medallion for a baby. Needlepoint a miniature oriental carpet.
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!