Textiles make beautiful wall art, but in order to keep them safe and secure for years to come, it’s important to know how to hang them correctly.
After the war, General Charles de Gaulle ordered that Oradour-sur-Glane remain as it was—not to be torn down, not to be rebuilt.
Crepe paper struck an immediate chord with the buying public. The novelty effects and brilliant hues were tantalizing.
Take at trip back in time as we look at ancient fashion for the feet.
If you’re a knitter, and even if you’re not, you’ll marvel at the sight of men in handsome traditional dress strolling along the paths knitting fine, intricate caps.
Olga Fedorova had created her unique color-coded system in the late 1960s when she became quality-control master for the Orenburg knitting cottage industry.
Peel back the layers of needlework history and uncover more about historical textiles from around the globe in the Summer 2020 issue of PieceWork.
Sewing books from the early 20th century illustrate the shift from teaching sewing at home to providing instruction in a school classroom.
During the Middle Ages, anchoresses and nuns were women who secluded themselves from the rest of society and, often, spent some of their time on handwork.