Piecework Editorial Staff

The Long Thread: Susan J. Jerome

Susan J. Jerome, Collections Manager, University of Rhode Island Historic Textile and Costume Collection

Lost and Found—Call for Submissions PieceWork Spring 2022

Help us rediscover the textile stories lost to time. Send PieceWork your article and project proposals for the Spring 2022 issue.

A Forget-Me-Not Edging to Knit

Knit a sweet lace edging adapted from a vintage pattern.

Embroider a Rose-Petal Heart

Stitch a special gift for your Valentine.

The Long Thread: Laurann Gilbertson

Laurann Gilbertson, Chief Curator, Vesterheim Norwegian-American Museum

Basic Embroidery Stitches

A visual primer of common embroidery stitches.

From Our Readers' Hands 2020

In gratitude for our PieceWork community, we're sharing some of their lovely needlework from 2020.

Closure—Call for Submissions PieceWork Winter 2021

Help us end the calendar year by exploring the meaning of closure in textiles. Send PieceWork your article and project proposals for the Winter 2021 issue.

The Long Thread: Joan Sheridan

Joan Sheridan shares her lifelong passion for textiles as a volunteer conservator at The Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation.

Student Sample Books from Early-Twentieth-Century Colorado

The student sample books provide a glimpse into some of the skills that women in the early part of the twentieth century were expected to acquire.