Discover needlework in literature in the September/October issue of PieceWork! Here a few highlights: Embroidery, netting, and knitting feature prominently in Jane Austen's novels. Agatha Christie's indomitable Miss Marple was an avid knitter; the ghost of Miss Marple is to be found in contemporary knitting mysteries. Rose Wilder Lane, daughter of Laura Ingalls Wilder, chronicled her observations on textiles and needlework in many of her books and articles. Colleen McCullough's The Ladies of Missalonghi speaks to the hearts of those who love needlework. Numerous books for children and young adults include the needle arts; an annotated list outlines some noteworthy examples. There's much more in this jam-packed issue, including 10 great literary-inspired projects for you to make or give as gifts!