Piecework Magazine - Spring 2020

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Learn how Crepe Paper was used as a valuable fabric when it was first introduced in the 1890's, and how Victorian ladies used card or thick paper for perforated paper embroidery. Deciphering the language of Estonian-lace knitting, Nancy Bush explains the subtle, and not so subtle, differences between "rebellious" and true Haapsalu shawls. While Beverly Gordon shares the history of the handmade doily - how they were used, their intricate construction, and why they are now considered old-fashioned instead of precious historical textles.