Explore the preservation of needlework by learning about past makers, considering how we care for our collections today, and supporting future makers carrying needlework into the future.
The Spring 2021 issue of PieceWork sets out across the globe, illuminating the stores of needleworkers from the past.
Set off on a textile adventure with PieceWork Winter 2020 and read about the threads that connect our needlework traditions.
In the latest issue of PieceWork, we explore how the preservation of textiles, through mending and re-creation, connects us to the past.
Peel back the layers of needlework history and uncover more about historical textiles from around the globe in the Summer 2020 issue of PieceWork.
Peel back the layers of needlework history and uncover more about historical textiles from around the globe in the Spring 2020 issue of PieceWork.
How do you create the shading and shifting gradients that make Fair Isle knitting so irresistible? You can start with fibers that are all exactly the color you need, or you can blend them yourself!
I first encountered Dorset buttons when reading Burning Bright, a Tracy Chevalier novel that follows a family of button-makers as they make a new life in London during the eighteenth century.