Piecework Winter 2023 is full of stories and projects made using hooks and fibre techniques that have captured our attention throughout the ages. From the history of traditional knitting with hooked needles to delicate Indian tambour embroidery, this issue has a world of needlework for you to savour.
- Ruby Holton’s Norwegian Mittens by Mimi Seyferth
- Meeting a Knitting Legend: Barbara G. Walker – Meg Swansen shares her personal recollection of meeting Barbara G. Walker.
- Borrowing from the Past: Hook a Mug Rug Inspired by an Antique Rug Design by Kris Miller
- Ann Lowe: From Dressmaker to Renowned American Couturier – read the story of Black design legend Ann Lowe and the wedding gown she created for the First Lady – by Elizabeth Way
- A First Lady’s Wedding Dress: Re-creating Ann Lowe’s Design for Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy by Katya Roelse
- Wrapped in Cables: An Aran Baby Blanket to Knit by Úna McDonagh
- New Ross Lace by Bairbre Guilfoyle
- Marguerite Daisies: A Silk-Ribbon Bouquet Based on a Victorian Pelerine – embroider Deanna Hall West’s fetching take on Victorian silk ribbon daisies
- Slip-Stitch Crochet in the Iowa Amana Colonies by Nancy Nehring
- Feathers and Fibers: A Remarkable Chinese Embroidery in the Newport Mansions by Heather Hodge, Dr. Nicole Williams, Danielle Zhang
- Tapestry Crochet Variations around the World by Carol Ventura
- Aari and Tambour: A Transcontinental Relationship bNikita
- The Woman’s Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences Education and Opportunity by Sami Yuhas
- Knitting with Hooked Needles by Cary Karp
- Revisited A Suffrage-Fair Washcloth to Crochet by Katrina King