PieceWork 1999 CD Collection

Enjoy 6 issues of Piecework magazine on one CD!
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Enjoy all 6 issues of Piecework Magazine exactly as they were printed in 1999.

This CD is so slick! You get inspiration for knitting, crochet, quilting, embroidery and so much more right at your fingertips. You just pop in the CD and enjoy the ease of navigating through one year's worth of Piecework issues.

Discover the magazines as they were printed in 1999 with a time-saving electronic index. You can also search each issue by keywords of your choosing such as:

  • Names of master needle-workers
  • Specific or general techniques
  • Favorite projects
  • Products or equipment
  • Challenges and results

January/February 1999
This issue resonates with luxury and luxurious materials. You’ll learn about early American silk patchwork quilts and William Morris. Embroider a William Morris-inspired pillow, knit silk mittens, or crochet a beaded bag.

March/April 1999
Explore the history of needlework the women’s suffrage movement. Meet Jennie Mae Olsen, a homesteader in turn-of-the-century North Dakota, and Susan B. Anthony, a suffragette who first publicly addressed women’s suffrage at a quilting bee. Make a Mayan-style knotted friendship bracelet or a hexagon cradle quilt.

May/June 1999
Discover nature motifs throughout time in this issue. Learn why Napoleon Bonaparte used bees as his motif and embroider a metallic bee ornament. Explore floral motifs in mid-nineteenth century needlework and bead embroider an eyeglasses case. There are also a vine and flower edging in filet crochet, embroidered and appliqued pillows, and a cameo floral baby afghan to knit.

July/August 1999
In this patriotic issue, you’ll meet former first lady Grace Coolidge. She used her needlework to help her through difficult times in her life. See examples of her work and filet crochet a Liberty Bell pillow based on one of Grace’s designs. You’ll also discover the bravery and dedication of Belgian lace-makers in World War I. Declare your patriotism with embroidered handkerchiefs and a stars-and-stripes sampler.

September/October 1999
Celebrate household textiles, from wool whole-cloth quilts to tea cozies to pincushions. Reminisce about the hand-me-down needlework pieces in your family or start the tradition with the projects in this issue. Learn how to embroider monograms, work the Arraiolos stitch, crochet a granny-square pillow, and knit a Victorian tea cozy.

November/December 1999
Needlework often had religious, ceremonial, and spiritual purposes. This issue explores that time-honored tradition through Estonian knitting, Doukhobors vests, Jewish head coverings, and Buddhist robes. Continue honoring these traditions by creating a quilted evening purse with a Doukhobor rose motif, knitting Estonian-inspired mittens, and crocheting a yarmulke.

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SKU: 11NW06

Format: CD

ISBN 13: 9781596685727

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