Piecework Editorial Staff

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.

A Collection of Lace Collars in Honor of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

One of the many things Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg will be remembered for is the iconic collars she wore with her black robes. In honor of the Supreme Court Justice’s passing, we’ve curated a collection of white lace collars from the pages of PieceWork.

Threads of Change—Call for Submissions PieceWork Fall 2021

Send PieceWork your article and project proposals for the Fall 2021 issue and help us share the stories of how textiles have acted as an instrument of change.

How Did They Do That? Cavandoli

Learn the technique for tying a Cavandoli friendship bracelet. The pattern lines move diagonally and are so simple a child can work them.

A Tribute to Samplers from 1929

The following is an excerpt from the November 1929 issue of Needlecraft —The Magazine of Home Arts' full-page article on samplers.

Safekeeping: Preserving Needlework Histories—Call for Submissions PieceWork Summer 2021

Send PieceWork your article and project proposals for the Summer 2021 issue, and help us share the stories of treasured textile traditions for future makers.

Hidden Histories: Call for Submissions PieceWork Spring 2021

Help us uncover the untold stories behind the makers of the past in the Spring 2021 issue of PieceWork.

Embark on a Needlework Adventure: Call for Submissions PieceWork Winter 2020

Submit your proposals for the Winter 2020 issue of PieceWork and see where your needlework explorations take you.

7 FREE Knitted Lace Projects from PieceWork Magazine

Are you captivated by vintage knitted lace? PieceWork magazine has curated a collection of 7 FREE, historical knitting patterns that will delight you.