All Access

PieceWork Summer 2020

Project Type Edgings, Hats, Home
Categories Stitching/Sewing, Knitting, Lace, Embroidery
Author Piecework Editorial Staff
Format Magazine

This requires an 'All Access Subscription' to view. Log in to access or subscribe today to unlock all of the premium content available.

Login Purchase Single Product

Peel back the layers of needlework history and uncover more about historical textiles from around the globe in the Summer 2020 issue of PieceWork. Learn why Orenburg-lace charts are so colorful. Read about the traditional looping technique of Ayoreo bag-making in South America. Journey to the Great Lakes and discover more about the bead-embroidered bags of the region’s indigenous tribes. Visit a French town ravaged by the atrocities of World War II where time has stood still.


  • Discover the roots of an Italian needlework tradition: Ars Canusina embroidery.
  • Learn about the artfully embellished cradleboards some Native American tribes used to swaddle and protect their little ones.
  • Read about the tradition of split-thread embroidery practiced in China’s Guizhou Province in an excerpt from Every Thread a Story.
  • Includes three projects to knit and stitch, including the cover project based on a 1930s knitted lace edging.

All items in the library are intended for personal use. Please do not distribute without written approval.