PieceWork, September/October 2001 Digital Edition
Now available for individual download!
Admire the Coq d'Or inspired by Alexander Pushkin's poem and made by Eleanor Butler Alexander Roosevelt. Learn about the Dutch Maiden of Liberty motif. Explore crazy-quilt motifs. Learn about politics between Mary, Queen of Scots and Elizabeth I of England, specifically the messages they sent each other in needlework. See a waistcoat for a fashion plate. Learn about the paisley motif, which is a motif that can be traced back to early embroidery traditions of India. Then, bead a paisley motif in brick stitch. Embroider a pair of covered buttons. Knit a wheat-ear border from Weldon's Practical Needlework, Volume 2. Tat a pincushion inspired by the 1788 Charter Oak that appears on the State of Connecticut quarter.
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!