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Elizabeth Prose


PieceWork Magazine: Sharing the Story of Needlework

Explore the story of needlework with PieceWork magazine. These stories remain embedded in the everyday textiles found in our linen closets and in the artifacts on display in a museum, and each account is cherished just the same.

Tips for Practical Sock Knitting: 7 Sock Toes

The seven sock toes above can roughly be divided into two camps. The first camp consists of sock toes where the shaping and decreases are done on either side of the foot “level with the gussets” leading to a flatter overall look.

Victorian Tatting the Weldon’s Way: How to Commence a Circle

Here’s our ninth installment in this series from Weldon’s Practical Needlework, Volume 4: instructions for how to commence a circle.

Victorian Tatting the Weldon’s Way: Square for a D'oyley, or for a Pincushion Cover

Weldon’s Practical Needlework houses a wealth of information on Victorian tatting. Here’s our 18th installment in this series.

Exquisite Knits from the Pages of PieceWork

The Winter 2018 issue of PieceWork dives into the rich history of needlework and includes projects inspired by literature, vintage craft magazines, and more.

Entrelac: Knitting Back Backward

PieceWork’s 11th Historical Knitting issue features three tantalizing pairs of mittens, and the Lithuania-Inspired Floral and Entrelac Mittens have charmed their way to the top of my project list.

A Tale of Orenburg Lace: Valentina’s Polushawl

A polushawl (polushalok in Russian) is a smaller version of a traditional Orenburg warm shawl.

Victorian Tatting the Weldon’s Way: Scalloped Edging

Weldon’s Practical Needlework houses a wealth of information on Victorian tatting.The following are instructions for how to tat a “Scalloped Edging.”

Victorian Tatting the Weldon’s Way: Wheel Medallion

Weldon’s Practical Needlework houses a wealth of information on Victorian tatting. Here’s our 22nd installment in this series from Weldon’s Practical Needlework, Volume 4.

Victorian Tatting the Weldon’s Way: Chantilly Border

The following are instructions for how to tat a “Chantilly Border.”