PieceWork, September/October 1999 Digital Edition
Now available for individual download!
Meet the humble laundry mark, friend to all who want their own clothes returned from the laundry. Admire New England's early wool whole-cloth quilts, which are covered in flowers and feathers. Check out the Arrailols stitch carpets of Arrailols, Portugal and marvel that this cross-stitch variation has survived so well. Read the story of Grandma Dee's stockings. Learn about the useful pincushion. Hear the legend of tea cozies and how the Victorians transformed them from necessary to fashionable. Discover the joys and wonderful eccentricities of Weldon's Practical Needlework, a Victorian needlework newsletter.
Learn how to embroider monograms. Make a doll's wool whole-cloth quilt. Learn the Arrailols stitch, which can be adapted to almost any needlework chart. Crochet a granny-square pillow. Knit a Victorian tea cozy.
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!