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Knit Hilton Lace Edging for Pillowcases

Here is a simple pattern from Lace from the Attic: A Victorian Notebook of Knitted Lace Patterns for an edging to attach to pillowcases.

PieceWork Call for Submissions Summer 2020: How, Why, and When Did They Do That?

One of the joys of needlework is that there’s always something new to learn. Every issue of PieceWork illuminates the fascinating history of our favorite crafts.

A Victorian Lace Square to Appliqué and Embroider

Throughout time, needleworkers have become smitten with lace, and Kathi Rotella’s Victorian lace square is a good example. She was so taken by a sample, that she re-created it for PieceWork.

Trimmings: Chantilly Border to Tat

This border is useful for trimming under-linen, pinafores, and other purposes.

A Victorian Purse in Tatting and Beads

Enjoy a free purse in tatting and beads pattern from PieceWork’s Trimmings. This column offers a collection of patterns, charts, and instructions that have been gleaned from old magazines and books that are no longer generally available.

Punchinello Caps for Knitting Needles to Knit

Cast on Ann Budd’s adaptation of “Punchinello Caps for Knitting Needles” from Weldon’s Practical Needlework, Volume 11.

Needlecraft Magazine: A Bag for Knitters to Knit

The November 1924 issue of Needlecraft magazine featured “Bags for Many Uses, Desirable and Different” by Addie M. Bodwell.

Stars and Stripes Sampler

The PieceWork July/August 1999 issue features the Stars and Stripes Sampler designed by Nan Heldenbrand Morrissette.

A Treasure Pouch in Simple Looping

Imbue your totems, tokens, or talismans with even more significance by nestling them in a handmade treasure pouch, from the PieceWork January/February 1994 issue. It’s perfect for precious things!