PieceWork July/August 2000

Hutterite Sweetheart Handkerchiefs
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PieceWork July/August 2000
Table of Contents
  • Hutterite Sweetheart Handkerchiefs- Participating in a custom that dates back to seventeenth-century Europe, Hutterite girls living in Canada and the United States in the early twentieth century stitched words and symbols onto handkerchiefs, which were given as tokens of affection. (Jim McLeod)
  • A Hutterite Motif to Stitch- Cross-stitch this colorful floral motif adapted from a Hutterite handkerchief made in l940. (Nan Heldenbrand Morrissette)
  • Schwester Christina's Afghan- A family gathering in celebration of her mother's ninetieth birthday provided Susan Levin with an opportunity to learn about her family history and the story behind a treasured afghan. (Susan Levin)
  • Stained-Glass Lap Robe and Baby Afghan to Knit and Crochet- Choose your favorite technique from these two patterns based on Susan Levin's family afghan. (Susan Levin)
  • Beaded Needlepoint for a Journal Cover- Beginning in the early nineteenth century, livres du poche or "pocket books," small-format books of charts, made needlework patterns widely available. This design is based on a chart, circa l930, from a pocket book published by Maison Sajou in Paris. (Judith Durant)
  • Garden Band Sampler- This sampler utilizes twelve stitches to create a variety of garden and floral motifs. Stitch this sampler for your favorite gardener. (Ann Caswell)
  • Laid-Fillings Ornament- Practice three different laid-filling patterns and complete a colorful and glimmering holiday ornament at the same time. (Suzanne Howren and Beth Robertson)
  • A Mitten Sampler to Cross-Stitch- Add a touch of warmth to your holiday decorations by stitching this cross-stitch sampler adorned with patterned mittens and a delightful winter verse. (Nan Heldenbrand Morrissette)

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