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PieceWork September/October 2017 Digital Edition

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PieceWorks Flora and Fauna issue is a dream come true. Plants, animals, and needlework! With just one glance at the cover, featuring Eileen Lees Peacock Slippers, youll immediately begin exploring the native plants and wildlife that have provided inspiration for needleworkers for centuries.

Learn about the story behind a pair of government-issued mittens embroidered in a World War II Japanese internment camp. Discover the fascinating history of the pearl button industry in England, the Czech Republic, and Iowa, and explore how William Morris and the Arts and Crafts movement still influence design today. With six projects to embroider, knit, and crochet the September/October 2017 issue will grow your knowledge and love of needlework with every turn of the page.

Table of Contents
8. Gaman: Embroidered Mittens from the Minidoka Relocation Center by Susan Strawn
14. Gaman Mittens to Knit and Embroider by Susan Strawn
18. Casalguidi Embroidery: From Roses to Lions and Beyond by Mary Polityka Bush
23. A Casalguidi Box Top to Embroider by Mary Polityka Bush
27. Golden Flower Shawl to Knit by Katrina King
31. Jay Rich: Following the Allure of Color from Nature by Suzanne Smith Arney
36. William Morris and the Arts and Crafts Movement Today by Robyn Chachula
39. Jane Alice Kimono Shawl to Crochet by Robyn Chachula
44. Lydias Throw: Teeming with Flora and Fauna by Sheryl De Jong
48. Adorning Hearth and Home: Animals in Victorian Berlin Work by Irina Stepanova
52. A Berlin-Work Reindeer Ornament to Stitch by Irina Stepanova
55. Peacock Slippers to Knit, Felt, and Embroider by Eileen Lee
58. Pearl Buttons: From England to the Czech Republic to Muscatine, Iowa by Christopher John Brooke Phillips

Author/Designer: Piecework Editors