39

lETTER

FROM D~NNA

HALL WEST

A STITCH
THE TiT"
DE ])call/1I1

4° TIME IN
Ba:UF STITeff

Hall West

41
SC.OTTISH SAMPLER PARTS ONE AND Two

Struh filiI rlu55i[ Sailfish

genealogical mord based on all 7 81 a 5!1IHpitr by Rachel RtM Dnlgll adapted by Dem« YIII'N (llld stllcbeti by Shirley Wi/soli.

pl6'.jtorufll1g 0 flndjnJ1cglJl, sljI/ued plallts
SlllII

A Pmow

46
WITH TENmrFH TOSTIKH LACE MOTIfS

Dt:romtcd with dc/iratr Tmeriffe Irm. ihis pillow, desl,gl1pd_ aHd stMed by Betty M. SCOII, pH/vide.> all mtrastiv: S/"ifacr (Ill w/liel) 10 display It [ollee/lo.ll of pills al1d In'oocbes.

49
CATS SCISSORS FOB

DiwctlsiQlJal wlvroidervond beaded clJlbtllishlllmts combill" to lI;ak~ tMs decoratilw s~issorsJob, part of ali Ol~oi/lg series oj projects designed by the boa I'd lI/tmbers oj Ihr Crtlll I've

Am

~/Idsl-itched by

Imd

Yr.xtiles SIxw.' (CATS). Df$igllod Liz Turner Dirhl.

ON THE COVER' A cross-sfltch cipher desi;gned and S"titched by Judie Lalanne.

See page 33 (or lnstrucrlcns.
Ami{/lIff ,,"wlll!lVlJrk nrce<'Wries """fllISy DJI"oe,," Nfd,,'Y"_ farr Cdlll"", Col.llrmlo. 1>lwwgmph by /0. C"m.

see page 41

39
STITCH IN TIM!; THli KNmlNG STITCH

Dnul1((1

Hall Ww

A

UD FOR A CRYSTAL JAR TO EMBROIDER

40

F fCllfh knors lind lazy daisy, slcm, Qul/iml, lim/ drMchC/{ elmlll ,/ltrbrs arc (o/lIbil1ft! ill tlJls delirilif (mbroid.red floral gafdm dtsigllrd mid ili/rlird

by Ellt"

MOI:m'J~/J/I.o;oll,

43
SCOTTlSH SAMPLER

nr. is tilr tiJird
Yllf//'S

PART THRE"
IIlld

I1dapMliolJ

if Rac/lel Rrirl's is: 0
mid two appeared
ill

_fillill pllrt

~fDOIllIII

slIlIIpler.

Pnrls

Ollt"

Ih~

!m 111 ar)' !Febmary 20()2 ISS!lf. The whilllsiml "wce ['filS/ies" ShoWII 011 either sidr of rhe hOIlS{
111<1)'rrprcscJ/1

R.cid jrwuL\' pets. Silfc/m/ Shirley WlisClII.

[,y

dmgll madr with 51lk Ihrrad,fllbnt, (fIul Iluultswl/ l!fIlIis by addllig yUIll" illlli(11to tbe tmtrr if Ihrarl irllokr 11,,,t if rlllbellis/irrl wit" j(l/I(ijlli bOlllllicll/ details, D~igl/(d and ~Ii/(hfd by J<I'I('/ f. Ncblr,

Box Tap TO EMBROIDER Prrsmmlu:c Ibis whlfE-OIl-wilite fIIlbmldrr},

A MtlSIC

46

see page 40

,>I

ALL

T

H

s

B

Y

HAN

0
38

VOLUME X

NUl'v1BER3

MaY/]UJle 2002
Dolores Bausum

THREADWORK

24

FROM THE EAST
from her travels to China and India,

THINGS to MAKE
A
see page 34

$TI'fCi'I IN TIME THJ: VANDYKE STITCH

D~al1l1aHall Ww

shares some favorite textile treasures

DEPARTMENTS 2..
NOTI.ONS

By Dolom B. Bausurli

32
GOlDWOItK PAITmN TO STITCH

Editor's letter

By POST Letters from readers

3

THE LITURGICAL TEXTILES OF THE ORDER THE- GOLDEN FLEECE
The vestments and par:lmmt$ commissioned circa 1425.-1440 by Philip the Good, ever made. for his private chapel and now in che collection of Vienna's Kunsthistorisches examples of European. embroidery

26

OF

third duke ofBll.rgu"dy,

Museum, are among the finest

JERUSHA PITKIN'S EMBROIDERED COAT OF ARMS
'This piece wOi,lld have symbolized nencc of a we~lrhy New England mid.eig11tecmh-cenrury the promifamily in

50

stitched by Lin» Skinner, wbich she adapted Jrom a woodblock ill Peter QI!elltel's Ein New Kunstlich Modelbuclien, p!lbhshed
in

Smooth Passing gold is [ouched with silk tbread onto 40~COIII!/ silk gauze in Ihis.elegant design

Cologne, Gmnany,

ill

l527.

15
BOOKMARKS

~ .Ricky Cla:rk

ColonialAmerica, hue

the Pitkin coat of anTIS was never completed;

Books oj intercs!
20
PRODUCT

THE HAIR WORKERS
Nmereenth-ccntury

34

Th e maker's d cscendants care fully P reserved [he uniinished embroidery in its ftame along

OF SWEDEN
traveled rl1I:oughotl[ Eumpe

with many skeins of silk and metallic thread.

Im,.hllor, "hair workers," From V:inlhus

and the UnitcdSl'ates

Differing

sci!chi_ng styles and threads suggest to ccmplete ir,

NEWS

to marker their crafr, earning as much as fort)" rimes the overage yemy

wage in rural Sweden. People

that ether family members may hav-e attempted

Needlewo~k supplies

commissioned

keepsakes ouch

J$

jewelry,

I1Jir bands.and

Swed ish ass ocia cion of

h;u r wo rkers

'5

watch chains made of braided hair. Today, rile act; vel y promoting ch e crafi,

By Lyrme Zauk Bassett

65
CAlENDAR

~NanryBu;b PARS! TRADE

Upcoming events

55

CHINESE GARA
EMBROIDERY
origin.called

AND

A CELTlC KNOT BAND SAMPI:ER TO STITCH

39

COLUMNS

Embro idered crepe de Ch ine so d s of Chinese gar") were an f{ollri~hing uade P~J;Si and early

7
TAPESTRY

important

pan

of

J

between Olines~ artisans and Indian mere han rs ill rhe n inereentl, rwen ci crh cenruri es.

Tile no» t.fJJdnoteworlhy
22
SHARINQ STITCHES

Tradifl~lJaI mOlffs frQm English blind samplers are combilled with jour Ollir knot 1II0lifs ill this origil1al salllpler deSigned Iry Kandact Tlioma; alld rlitciJed by Deanna Hal/West.

A

42.
PURSE TO BEAD OR CROSS-S'IITCH

Catherine Amoroso Leslie

NINETEENTH-CENTURY
see page 26

59

seepage

63

Donna fllen 11daplfd tbe dtsigl1for thisp,mc Jrolll fllU publislJed ill tbe Jal1uary 1903

AMERICAN WOMEN'S COLLARS AND CUFFS: BEAUTIFUL AND NECESSARY

iss1Ie oJCo.rti.c:elli Home- Ne.edlew~:d(.
lIIagazine. The raseand p41sley IIIO/Ift fllay be worked with floss alflneor cross-stitched with seed ImJds. Stilr/J£d by Allil'a Foifang.

63
POINT D'EGlANTIER TO CROCHET COLLAR

Wbilnveah,hy

Americans wore expensive

Em·opean laces, middle-class women ofmore modest means made cotton collars and cuffs
ON THE COVER: A knot garden design stitched with gold and silk threads, adapted Linn Skinner from a. sixteenth-century pattern. See page 32 for lnstructlons.
,~i11·1I1" 'WI/qUI' """,11 ..... ~itl

Nicole Ii. Smllissa adapted .the design Jar this I~te foliar crocheted with Jin~ cottO·11 tin-cad Jrom
~ piltUfl'l

.A

FLOWER BASKET BROOCH ro

47

by

in crooher, knirti "g. ratting, needle lace, and white work to keep [lP with the chaJlgiHg fasbions of the mid-1800s.

"",* m"l$ ",,,rr ...y oj L'WI!·

~tdnl).,.e. Fnrl 0>11111>, C~t"r",lo. PI'"'"g'''I'''

II)'

!~" en"".

1854 isstl~ if Fraok Leslie's Gazette ofFa..~hion.

thai ori,gimtlly appca,red in the.June

M arit A Iton mad Ira d iii om! I m lit custom
rjbb~iI ftubroidery stitches 10 create drlighffi Ii silk flora ll'otlq IIct.

EMBROIDER WITH SILK RIBBOH

,!Jr.

By Nicole H. Sca/essl!
see page 5S

I.

S

B Sureu

39

IN TiME

THE SIENES.E STITCH

Demma Hall JIVr.sl
A LAGI'

29
!iDC/ING' TO MACRAM_E

2

tI"'(E1TM.ELE~S
TREE OF LIFE
B'f:P,e~ L~'ttersfio/If '.Fetliitm

50

rhr~fllif IMVedgillg, aesfgflcd and worked It! 11UU;r(lI1niby Meg CrOWfllllI, jell I'll l'e! a plltm lerifmorif IIdttptedJr:g/1/ Wel~Q:tJ'sP~s:tcicrl Me-eQlewqrj{, ¥oiutlit 6.

4

l4
BeoK~~s

&/okqf

illtOWI

63
CAIJENOAIt-

IN PABRIGSTAY ... IN LAGE: rD 'THE cQL.~~GnONS OF

ALl.·TI:1A'"t' S LOVEf}{

32

POE1TIG NEEDLEWDR:JZ
Embcoider1ng lin~s, Qfpd~t"lr Qrspog onto vibca_geL"e",,::iles;::oHectcd From Sea rnatk ~ts an,d an~q,Llc shoFs i~I:h~p~"tic and prodtl~es .cl~dl1gh dul, intl i\~4uhli1;OOgi fm.

54

t":!pcQ:llli

"& eVJtll Is

~jt"kll.e

FUll I:Iaylb1j"

,68' <, .
PRODUCT

NEWS

M~3.Tiw(Jf":k sUEPlillS

THE BEADED GLORY OF
CZ~~H

56

.

ADAM AKO EVE SAMPLER

40

Ibis small slllilpler wo-rkBd 011

36-rolllll

POLK'DRESS 8
TAPESTRY

AND SLOVAK

iiI/til, ilesigned iFy DOIIIUI l'iml alld sti/riird by Deall/ilt Han West, lIIOWcaS~S /!Intly £f rhe
whil'l$iatilllot!/5jotlll{{ 011 /lis/oric Adaw find E« sfil1lplru.

TiJl" 118!)V

t<Jlrl. IIO!f\y01:II&

S:::oro..£~1~I.';i"'e<:l nd ~rl.lpcUish~d clpth(ng.and a ac~cssode.:s,hav'~be:cn a h~1Jm,~!l orCzcch and Sl<il~3kculture fr;.'· tClJn,,.ie~. Once indicators of'st""t~sand bel ieved .to ward ,Qff ev iL:S1'i ",t-s,
the,se 'it.ID$
~~flIaiD all

43
SU,KEN STARS PilLOW TO NEEDLEPOINT

IOipol'tam:'eb;nelltd,f
qri,d' p rm;c

wohldin~s,Ghrrs~"nin$S'

fesj:i,virics.

Cboosejrom

101lf

By He/tne iBlill1e Cini'ibmue(
21'
SaA;RIKO 8T1TCFI¥

w01,k this Wm1/ ill silk thread alld reW/} into a valw/un pillow. Desigrlcd by Kandace Thoma, and stitched by ShlAcy Wilson.

color silu1IIts tu which to iIe need I n t des igll stire hr.d rpoi

GJU1:eriirJJ,{m&/'Pso +is}i'?

A CIioKER.

WI'I""H A!StovAI(

Motl}";:o

46
TUDOR GARDEN TRAY TO (R.OSS-STITCH

BEAn EMBROIDER cplJk(f: Mas i tlspir:ed (ry' t}IC: ~flghrly, 'folJiYtd royis 011 il vest in tlle'(Qilcfti<J1I' OJ hl,e/cue Banii' c;lllcebe(/"Iix. DIs ig i!i:d: and

rh~mOIif:

0/1 I

b4

~Mbed i?y Julla/IIJ- Van ·l\llel~·.

The vibrant colofs of English gafd~lIs an: captured ill/he cross...stitrhod ballds rl!al adorn liJls ,collapsible tray, deSigned ami stitchad by Deann« Hall HIm. 11 IS Idea/for holdillg beads or jloss beside your t1rojecl.

A BAG WITH MEDIEVAL I3LAMIC MeJTI'FS TO KNIT
Somccf the CJrlicst:J,."own Fr~gmcmsbf knitting. flFI-!"J, dared to l'heci<;"l"nrh ,,,mnu,},, h~v,> been discovered if! ~!;di<leQlogic:U sires in Egyp[ and the Middle E(!sr. The br;ghrly colosed morifs commonly [allndOJl ch~s~ fmgme"rs ofknirtill~ inspired the pattcmscQJl this wool bagr'" knit,

33

see.page 33

NUMBERS September/OctQber 2002
DEPARTMENTS 2 NOTloJ:'ls.

STITCH IN

39

TIME
WUSI

1!Y Ghris Innillg

THE VElVET STITCH

Demma Hall

Editor's letter

K1'.TJT, KNIT, KNIT, SISTER SUE.: WAR TIME SONGS AB0UT KNITTING
Knll1:ed cJot;hlllg's\lch as hars, glove., and sock. were in high demand as the United Srat~s cntett.d Wbdd Wltc"I.,Knitting for the war cHore became a p·opltld theme fet -parlor :Sqngs th J[ ul:ged pco,pk ['I "ka i~ dtdr !lil" an d: 1.1l.1s1!d hl0nc}, for rhe Atneric~11 Red Cross.

36

By POST Dllers from readers

4

BoYJoanna 1Jalllmarl

J.4
BOOKMARKS

l3ooksoj in tcresl

A TRIANGVLAR

WARM SHAWL TG KNIT
il1

51

63
CALENOA1l

This lnce ~nilf<:45ha_,,,1 h:'ls,;l chain of hcarrs in che border, " COmlJ10n motif s hnwls [h3 r IIId !€atfs a gift of Iovc co clw reci picn t.

Rus'{ian warm

Upr:omi!lf!,

events

By Galirtll Klml~leva

68
PRODUc:r NEWS

Needlework supplies

THE LORD GREY L0YESAUM ON VEIEVOTITR FISHTAIL M1TTENS TO KNIT AND EMBR01DER

56

HARDANGlfR

BOOKM.AlUG TO EM111't01Uat

40

24

BANNE}i{:S
In, ]906. Lord Alb"rt Henry George Gt:ey. then go"~mo--

COLUMNS

gel]"rat ofCanada,
[0

called

DarlNle Palacbic de5igned ami $tilchallbm bwkmllrh ush(g (raditiollal hl!rrlmj~r S11tcJ!fS wIth a sflbll" miX/1m 0/ while aud varlcgll!cil 'OttOII t hrel!ds /0 I d I! splash oj ralor 10 t /Jis ell
HSUlIllj

7
TAPES'l'RY

T)Jt

flew

mlf/ T//),/twqrJ!ry i9

In Norway, oMbindcd mitfens wirb 3. "fishmil" slmre andg~ltI:u;letJih cuffs d~te (rem Vi.k,ing rime.s(A.D. 800 to 1200). Beginning in rhe dgbte91.th cen~u'1" Nonvegia.ns begao d¥orniing fishmit mittens wirh en]tll-o;dhy. These wool, mittens arc knitted with r.bdiu llact;ern l'0plllnr on Nor\Vegi~n sweaters: their gaundet C11t£~ .1I.1:e embellished wi(b embroidered Nonvegbn morifs.

all J1,;~,~(hand relatives

white~oll-whtfe

tedmr'qH[

dtsigl] and el'nbtuld<1!

banners depi~,ing

Se,

By

AJlIICJiwt

Sumibe mjd Namy Blish

THREADING WORDS

Di)/.otfS B.

BaHSllil1

GUNN.ISTER

MAN'S KNITTED

30

POSSESSIONS

21
SHARlNa SnT'CHES

P.(esifrved by the peat of rhe.Sberland :IsJ~ds, northeast of rhe.mainland ofScodand, chr knitted ru:dfucts found ivi·d, Guanisrei Man, now inthe collecridn of the NatiOlial Museum of Scotland, prcavide.3 rare'loo,k nJ • 51) v~,m~c_ntb -ccntu I"y Scottish kn itdng.

George, p~tron sainr of Englm, d, for dis r;ribucion to Can~da·s educational instirurions. AIr!\Ough some-arc still on display [Od a y, rh'c ban ners had beep laJtdy f6t:g_onel1 until th" Y were red j, cove-riot! ;111996.

AN EYEGLASSES CASE ToO EMBROIDER IN WES'SEX STITCHERY

44

Designer Gay Eaton eses the Ptrllbrokc pa.tterll, .a sllHple botalJiral mOlif ftOIH the library oj Wessex emb.roidery pill/crn$, as afilling sn'tch 10 .COV6r the surface of tb£~ cJegl~sses case with a field 9f yellaw wilcijlowers.

Cat!JifrlliJ Amoroso

Itslie

By 1Jeborah PullilUll

By

SUSi111

Lightstonc

AN
Peacock

47
EllzABETHAN-INSPIR£D
SAMPLER

BAND

,~~~-----------------~~~
BONUS PROJECT

TO STITCH

A

ON THE CoOVER: F.ishtailMittens

VICTORiAN SjXNl'ATO

STITCH

See- the p IITriJttj
pig,", 20

bttwufu

(rom Norway to knit and Se.e 'instructions on page 24. Pc" ®srIJ ( ~a.kct n' ,<I tnm ia II, rc ·.hm,y,,!,d' cowh hi. 1/"",,1; g. In rds cirM 1&10- f 810 embroider.
, ·'Q/ort~jrGf 1 o",'~Mclmyrc,PI'omgrqpl, by Joe Coco. •.

61

see page ·.5.6

~oftol/(/nd

A LACE B0RDER TO TAT
A caued floral edging adorns ~ square of [i.. en in this project adapted fro~ Ia!llligftom Burdo, .tl;<ln~.li.red fn;ml the Gennan by Erlia Schl!et~e (B~fkeley, C-aiifoJl'li~:Lacis Ptibltcatiol1s, 2002-).

Ilnd

21.

billf, bmgwldy, mageufq, and grew silkjloss stirched 011 (j llnMI grollnd compose the bands oj 'Us Elizabethan-style salllplM. Designed ami stilched by Jill Cater Nixon.

L

T

f:I

I

S

42
STITCH IN TIME

2..

Nlimo~s'

-n;e- Nowotny Shop in Vi~nl'la, l\lIsmll. pll'~<1>I"s of n~d!(),\"ork supplies for n<!~J~ y~ars. hilS. 'a st.'l'ng record of commis,i:?nillg J~adtng d.~lgne",,·['D o"atll. origin!)1 patte,·n s, A 'eollw:lon ,,( some"t thcse hlstoric charts, ~x~~'l;~ted fn')TI.I~hlfudla &roJ"la'sj"ilPla/ Embroirhr", "",I.Pa!l.m~lrolll ll!lh'C;lli"'l Vi.,u,a,\'ru:\'"pre~entedher •• ph:r i.nitu;mation on liow ,Q""tn a ('oPy of,l"if1,"je,j,brr>"J~!"iks nm1.P"flr.fli.jf!01ll19Ih .'¥"lury Vil"m'~.see page 2Q~
By R'!ffn ella S.N'tII a

ANIMALS ;FRO¥ TIlfENO WOTNU CgLLECTiION

24

THE UPRIGHT CROSS-STITCH

Deanna Hail

WrSI

zoo

BY; PaST

4-

ieumjrot{!

'rernlet's

P L:tJS?H -stIre
Th e plus f; s ti tch

30
'Y'lS

a pepu f;,,~ III ~h5 0 F

bI ~NtMA:LS

An exhioltion o!f'lhe sam ...aama at the. A'me;~jcal~'t~Xl;neHisroryM'iSwm in

JR.EELBGTIONS' ,ON FkHTON, D,G1LS, .AN1?JTHE AR"f OF .G:R O~;JNG UP.

,

;56

AN

43
ELiZABE.THAN-INSPI1lED BAND

Th /$ I; Ibr S£font/. pa rioja sa III pier wbose fi rst pari 11/pI'lIfer! ill thr Septe/llbrr /Or/ol)cr 20W
fsSHl.

SAMPLER TO STITCH, PART Two

giiJC/I

IIe\V

ElrzabEI/JlIl1 1/10/!lsal1t/. lrrbllfqllc5 M'r l!ft with lod~is j/o$Ses (jut/. ribbO/1

BerJiA woolwork dUlmg ""mlllY.

creulii1B rllis~-d,'ssulpred eml:imiokry in thcm;d.ninercenth

ko.ty"I1..~\1!1~sa~bu1\~tt.l·. e)/p.lo~e tIte •.

and lJ~ad srants. Designed and slil1:brd by.Till Caler Nixon.

,tmp'6t~~ofi<blls

and fi'\111. ~l.iLi,

'TJwee. anunul

embroideries

!'tom the ,oUection ortb"Smithson;~n

In.sriwrioE·s 'Napi,onal MUSetlm

or American

.67
CALJl~DAI!.

HiSl",!),.

~"Julng: .. enter, are,Jin-r e1.lan1nZe% C
.of this tech n lq ue:

th~ de v~;6p:mcn~ Ilif;Y011 n~ gJHS'0 'er thf- Hail, 20Q Y. ars, This i§ 'd~e Hsr. of! 1;"'0 :ahides l;inh'e curators of the ". . 'i' .. ex\,ib iri on,

B), Ili~blfl;ah E. "Milk ?lnd
11itba:raC Abr.am£

Ui?fOll1iqg

i'\1cms

PRO.DUCT NEWS

72-

Netd~wQi'k SHpplits

see page 46

LACY GB-IFFIhl$, TI1GERS" BEA,R.S, AND j?E:A.OOC!{S
!kime of tilt li~ili~.ItSUf"LYittg pieces df1ad~ ':u:!t'I1~Ltr,erdelicate nor Horai hut drpfc'1l animals and '1Iy{'.h\~albe:~~s oITtll,lldapted [tolli iJll.lstrac{ons in mtidlJ!val be-stiade:'s 01' G"nnan and Italian I'amm boob £r.tmll chc.sl'Hee.,llh and s'e{vcht:e:enm cem;~n~

38

A SiLK RIBBON FRAME TO EMBROIDER F!oWfrS S/lfched with hand-dyed vltrirgalt'd

46

silk ribboll

deem/Ibis

Dmlma

petite frame designed by I iall Wl"sl (lila stitchud by
Mnrie Ai/OIl.

A

50
Pn~CIJStlION DOLL TO STITCH

Mt!ry POIiI),ktl Bush used silk j1o.fiS 10 embroider thesc pinCllsbioll skirts with scroll and j/(}wtf motifs for II pom/uin ha.!f doll.

_FASHII?1 AT SeA"
:% F1\SHTO'!:1:§'"A1i"

,-J'4

THINGS to MAKE
IVORY EMBRoroenv T05tl1"6.
C

HOME

ALL

T

HIS

:a

y

HAN

0

-4
NOTIONS

Malvina J?;'!r-kham Mln'sh,ll!' ~,,'aher~::iIlsh=, elen, H "_.-$p"'lt m"",y: year.:; ac}'e:uU:1!;oml"anyiug M.~\v'ina'" hu~~md"'llC! Helen's [tither, G~pmiil Jts:'tph Nlm5h.i!l, Qn-~x~~pde&~h.lin~ vo.yag~'" ~f"J1~i ving-news oHa§\fion ,l~:(';'i<;ls vi il. letters f'OOm horne ~vhile iftP91f WariIA~~otdnu0the \WJ~ whQ had lit~i eth'c(\~n_[.aclwith thi.!lgs f"}~illine. The NJli1,t!IC_Kef Hi~~tkaJ SQciety J;l1S preserved 'ome 3( tbcfusJfwns and orl;~t :' h d rlooms itQD1: tbc;1'i n k:1w_1'l1 Nld M"l'So.uHaniil' e$:
_ ~wiflg:rbC-lll(~-'~Loetcbnd,-.~tuco/,

39

By AiitierE New~lr-

or! ca 11t/lS wi dJ sill; Ihr;'~d,;be -tenN~red stiltiwsQj 1111'sflOlI~cfirol£la I ~Qq_I!ted-(lmvas IC6/mlqne 19bk itl_lrimlP bur .:lli'e-lliild!ffiCtiit. 'l/Je pfoject wt!.;:adap'ttd from Ivory El1.1hoideryjeaQl1 eii. in . Weld0o'S Pj<a"cicalNectl1ework, Vob.I!Hf 6,. as pa.rlof all OllgO'iIW series by Maty Polityka :J3usb-.
c

JillQtked

r,#i!or~lett"
6· By
POST

til

&ks if jirtf'WI

_ ,15 .a 00 dM.RKS

AN
Sir William

24
EXQUISITELY

EM.BF-01DERED

HA

WK'ING

SET

65
CAL!!NDA1t

UPF()ll'IiO!,

tVf}I1ts

donated abOIJ. 8,006 0bjccts fromhis private collecrion to' the dey of G1l.':gOW. Scotland, for public display. This sevcoceeoch-ccncury hm;,kin_g SCI: ;':Olik~d in metal, thread embroidery onIearhec includes a ;purse, lure, jn<l g.umi1ct. Burrell pl1rd-ia~~d the s~t-ro~lii~ collection: II! 1934 for ~I.IOO;---the pri.S~of ~ good-sized house at die time.

Burrell (1861-1958),

aScots shipowner,

Eightl!i!lI eaton of /;00 perctnt wool yam wo'rked i to twm ry patr~1'!I bauJs tiJlIIP_'I'ise thfs vest adapted and knitted by 'Nanty Bush from anorigillal veSt creaud byJo4J Hayg. Ibe-vjfsi io worked i/1' th't rO/<lIld'(I.'s- a tube Imd
/J

JODY'S MANy-COLOR

VEST r'O KNIT

tllim Ntt I1J1,d,sl!l{ptd.

see page:S9

PRODUCT N,EV/S

71

By Deborah'Plllliam
AN EL1ZABEfFiAN-I.t-(SPIRED BAhiD SAMPLER TO STITCH

Nee4le~'rk slipplie§

47

SECOND $EllfES, PART ONE
G-OLUM-NS

8
,i'.APESTJloY

28
GEOMETRY 'Mo'ili-<; p;uchwo'rk i~worked b)' covering ge.,rnetric'B;lper teUlp_b(,,~ with 'fabrj" ;uidtheo ~tit,hillg- [hem mgnhe,_. in elaborate p"':r[cm_~, These examples -fi;om the wU~ttioil of tile Charleston Museum in Charleston" 50(,(h ~3rolina, i]ldud~ coverlets, quIlts, alJ_d l'i:agIl.10!Jl!s. Adapted frpin }.;kw!ic Q,IIII>: P"ptf Tr:"'plafl:Pit'i'~ III iii, 56Mh C"Y(Jli',riI I.lJWCQUlJIl''-'
PATCHWORK: ELEGANT

MbSA:IC

AN

INSPIRED

The. llitw

!I71

d .!!plli\y6rlry
20

Jo;py HAUG'S'

:51 TRAI),f'TlON:

58

TfIliI>ADING WORDS'

Dolores B.

BatISi.,11/l

By Laure/HQtton

CREATIVE KN1TTfNG JodI Hallg Q.'lJ)sfm,ns Ii!:r p~$si<:>J) the Fe" t""aiho:n;J clorhing ",fNQl:WUy by"'jllcorporatillg the ~l'il'i~mi"csand patt"-m~ off6]kcCisn,mesinto
i_!lnovarive.kj1it,(~d gHImi::nrs.

21 SHARING STITCHES

Calftt'r'im: .II:mo roso 1M He

EMBR0lDERED THE A .r...ff of seven dcsigl!en;

34

Bj Na nt:j 'BIIS/).

TMs samp/{r, de~lglled and ,lilrbed by Jill Cater NixQn as:a [OIllP!llli6i1 to Ibe Elizabethnn-Inspi'red Bcmd Sampltr dln'l!ppeaml ill the September /Oaober; and Novtmber/DECember 2()() 2is5wf5 ,of PIECEWORK,'ftr;lurls a similM color $cbmlf and band arr(lI,~emeut-wirlJ,;lJrt5b sel r:tmotip inspired by antique Sf!1llpim. Wliile eompib(fn appeara!!te~ {br /rands mainly 6/j!J1prf~e Cr9~S-and .back$tittbes worked in (O,jOIl thread on I InrI!.

DREAMSFRQM

42
SnfcfllN TIME

H0USE

or

LESAGE

,llld

[hit')' embroiderers led by [he vision of Francois Le~~ge

5'0
A A
JACOBEAN CREW.E_L DESIGN TO EMlIROIDER BEADED _EVENING .BAG TO STITCH

The Ci'er.qil Sh'trh,
DeaHlla 1~I'rJllWe$l

decomt:ion in LI'lc6y's-coururl1. clorhing indus""),, B~inniJlg as the Housr ofMjdlq,ner in l81$8, L~ge_f';t Cie ..has created elaborare enib-e.JH:shi1','nts _for some of the wcrld's mosr JaIDoLks dothingdO"JligncCl.

are m'-ponsibl~ for abour 85 percent of the embreidered

43

80
Wow

By If/grM M. One
ON THE COVES: A Jacobean crewelwork desi,gn mounted in a bird's-eye See instlructionson page 43,

sea page 34

MlcmQc ·.QIl.illW<irk Bo:x

maple dock

A"tiqll~ om/'roi.ilcry"cisso,l',. pillClI>/' iou /mx, ,,,riJ ETlg'dop~diaof Needl.work om 1'1<"0, )fJ ..O""~ Moll/lyre, ( POrl- Co/li"'- Colomtjll. P/liJlo~.,-apill1y.frm CO(fI.

..

An alert -rnbbit rests below II v.iriB 0/ trt1ditiol1111Jacobmn .frt!wtlwork mfitffs in (his piffc Wfsigllcdafld stilcbed by BMIUl".a jlJcksi)fi, :Silk tbrcadcoml,!m# wi:tb wool f/dds tt¥IIlifai emtras; .

Ba:ted OlrIllI ~arly-twell lietl! -te: Itiny '/II ode( t/Jis elegfwi f'.,!llillg bag multsjrolH a simple and qutik ~ead-Ilmhw. lifc;lir.liqlle rluit a.llows tlie beads fo hangjreebJronJ afouIIdaNoll 'baud, 'UllIItillr/1f410 Ibelilliilg, Brails, die~'d, andjabric au the Ollly 11l Me rials fC1Hired to 8oTlip/ele thisprojec61esigned Ilml
stitched

by Ch-dsVinc Reil!:t

THINGS
29
A
GOBELlNf5mCH PnOJECI"

to MAKE
58

L

t
22.

T

H

rs

BY

HAN

D

A UrnCORN: PURSE TO NEEDJ.EPOIN'J1 SOMETHnrG FROM HER HANDS Ouilill~5 sUichea il.~gold ~mlstlvrr mUllllie . .t1PWI"S( .mn'iM by Aurelia Strbn t1l1dprtst:rved lnrtads add.~ shimmer to .Ike mythological ~II~L- • hi the Mi,lerva saibu PetraSH! Colftlfli~h C01''i11H61!t Iiili \wl'ked with fiue woo_l ytlnl Oil 5I'TVcd as a lllCdelfol' tins. projeci dlsigncd <Ifill th(~:ellsy-to-as'llnbft P,!uf'des~ried Aiid slirthed stitched by Alllla,-Mmie Winfer. Worked. {n -: by Nicky Epste!~I. silk lind metatlic threads, the des(gn is ideal
INSPJRW BY

SONilETH1NG
N. T S

8E$.: HAl:'WS

FROM

2.

MTN~lW"A S'~lUU

Pt:TRASCU'~:'

CHIKANKARI; EMBROmERY

32

jorjr1ll11 tl7g IJr dccorating IJee'd/nvork toolbox.

II

THE ETHEREA.l OF LUCKNDW aiL)'
1?rcs'e:I1C~

E'dl!~r"~ hUff
By'Pan

NOTIONS' ,

4~

NEED LEWORKAt the Will ofthe ·n.vqnrierh c~noJo/. Mi!)(l:I'V.ii Ma ria Sero u ~ru led krii tting, crocheting, kn<,m:111 d g fnpcl:nm.e), wc~vi"'g, b;tni:hewing, and m'iIlY tyrOl'S of. decoraci ~e':S~iIh ing in her native R o man ia beI TH'" immigrnringro ·Canadll. 11,e qu:mriry. qualio/I and v.citty ofhe:~ 5U~I!!.yiHg needlework led Evd-yJ~ ].wc;;nlrwhQ_:;e 11l1sb;fucl-w:tS Minerva's nephew;: to pr6;e~e: Minerva's needlework.

of ,the fine whice-onewlure embroidery known as .rhik~l!kari I;.dlect the laity-,rue·grandew:.ofche northern Indian cigo of Lucknow, where.it originated

TIl e anecdoral origIn s and

A

52
Bn:ACE.l.ET To'KNIT WITH WIRE

Knitters ready jor a ciudlenge wW elifoy knit! iug tMs S~llple yet el?galll brallier

from wire ~nd

~fed bea.tis.AdaptedjfOIJ.1

By Brinda Gill

Knitting with Wire Nt1I.lm M. Wiseman.

by

I!=aopucr NEws . .Ncedlev.IO'tk 5UppUes
€P.lENDAR.

19

26
DOCUMl':NTATlON OF MINERVA S~RB u PJ;::TRA'S<:;U'S: N EEDl-EwqRK AJ1ml-Ma~ie Wjn.tc~r,b_cganccnservaticnand docum'i'!nl~ti.Qn ofdie MinervaSerbu Petrascu Collection in 199§ and presents !'heint1:iC;t~!e~",rs"ver~lof her samplers here.

61
UM_llmJig eve~!IS

A HOUSEWIFE The "h'9us.ewife" wasan.indispensable >lccE';ssoryor f k~eping track of sewing tools and .s~oriI'Igmementos during rhe ninercenrh centc ry. Lynnt Zacek Bassett preserus a. gallery of examples- u sed by homeroakers . t~~cher~;andeven a Civil W~r soldier d:t:lJ' are worked in techniques as diverse as the people who carried the hqu sew; ves,

J user

46

By AIJi~a~M~'ric PI/inrcr

A:.ScJSsbas

4'0
POCKET

TO l:MsttOIDER

Wall:pockt.ls-were ptipu{dr dW"ilJg

the.

6
IA'PES1RY

THE FASHIONABl6

54

l;':MBROIDERED
<

CASKET
rokeep adolescent

.Tlie

lfeW

-and ·n()I~.WiJtjlry
TIME

Fu1lof(se.c(1"r coJl]pamnems

treasures-safe,

caskets were -popuL1r among youtrg'
fT.~JJl,

36

g{ds of d;.e'Scvemeemh century. This uncommonly '~t:U"pnlscrvcd example :t:hecoUectiOn ~f the

STITCH .IN

.Basque (lmi BlI_sqllt.K.)wtSii'cb6.
Veanl1a11all Wes/
Wow Bird 1JIiliJ!ble.fIolder

N,,,i9!l-al Museums pfSCo.tkfl;1 disphys cob dlI I eJll~r.Qid"J')'.

tra 1I0t orl!JJor liold/IKflGWf1'f bi1l ({~O as reporiforl]'s Jor wille/us or I>jcglqms tif bedtime" COIllirtHil1g b&r- Wies 0] project$ aiiaptedJrom Wf)ldoo'sPracrical Needlework, M(1ty Palitykal Bllsb has rrlll1iformela wall po~kd par/IITIJ from ¥OIHlM J into a wool .. ,tmbroideretftM jor your favorite
Vii:IQtia/1 Cll)/lfQMEry Jciss:Qr~.

By NaQmi Tarmn!

7

2

37
EUZAB.ETIfAN· INS PIRE 0
BANDSAMPLEJI. S_ECOND SERIES, TO STITCH PART

A

43
THIMBLE HOLDER

TO CRO~S-STITCA

Two Stitcl1CiLon litiftl and colilailling lJIotifs ihspired by bis/orir samp/ereS, tbis is fbi seCoJld r!f tbe bl!l,a,sampier thatfirstap:peared

ba!l

hi
10

the March IApril 20(53 issue.Jill

Gt,fer .

Nixo!1 desiglled the sampler as a co1lJ1'I!J1ion
the ''Eljz_abeihalJ-lnspirtd Band Sampler" jm.llid in the- Septcmpe.f /Oclb&cr (/lid November /Detember 2Q02 issues

D.mlJllll Hilll W~SI designed tbis paile I:bi/Jible h<!ldef as a f{mlpatli~m to Mebutterj!y needle bo!irr (J.l QJra~tfMorjf Needlc H,,/de:r /0 Ultiss-Stiicb'J in I/)e JaIllIC!'l),/February 1'003 iSSHc. TIlt rross-sl£tt!JEa' bittl perrbed 0/1 a branch is ml!)lber ]!QPu/f{r Qjlakef 'motif

OJ PIECEWORK.

..
i

.... ••• .--... •• ••• '. •••
t.
I

,••• .a
,

..... ... .. .'.. '.
'

• ••

..
'

see page 41
VOLUME

••• ••• I! '.
Xl
July/August

.' .~ •• ••• •• ....• ... ....•••..
••• •••

Ii "t ,. .t
,

......

.

THINGS
®

to MAKE

32
RANDOLPH PILLOW TO KNIT

A

L

L

T

H

I

S

B

y

HA

N

D

NUMBER

4

2003

2.2
THE QU1LTS OF GEE'S BENO,

Clecmillg ll11d repairing tbe Randolph Counterpane illSpired Margaret Sto« to design ami knit /hls commemorative pillow to showcase the pllltern if Ibe origl'md counterpane.

DEPARTMENTS

ALABAMA

4
NOTIONS

46
HAR.DANGER PLACEMA'I'S
'1'0 E~McBROIDER

These

0 nee ~I Li.1ri 6t

an

g u il rs, made fiom
discarded clothing and other textiles between the 1930~ and 1990" in the imp Q veri,], ed area 0 f Gee', Bend, Alabama, capcure the imaginar'on. The bold, vibranr QLll1t:S are rravcli ng ro several museums

Edi 101"5 leuer

6
By
POST

Istters from readers
iz
BOOK

Yvette Stanton deSigned and s ti l,iJed tbese elega1'/ tea -sized t plm:cmats hi white (oilo/! oncrisp . white lillell Hsillg traditio/wi Norwegi~/I hardangersern.
see page 32

MArucs

Books oj ill/nest

til roughouc the eastern
and central Unircd Stares through February 2006.

19
PR.ODUCT

NEWS

Needb~work supplirs

By Beurice Levin

NEEDLEWORI(ER
A
PLACEMAT

61
CALENDAR

27
THE R,INDOLP1'I

Upcoming events
COLUMNS

54

AND

NAPK1N.

COUNTERPANE
Knitted in 1850 b), Ann Br)'anr
011 ,I

TO CROSS-STITCH

gwcling 100-

8
TAPESTR.Y

da),

voyage

aboard [he ship

Mary Polityka Busb continues her adaptation oj projects
see page 34

R«miolph, this bed coverlet
is a 1:~ngiblc reminder of one of the earliest planned Engwh settlerncnrs in

11)( new .and I/olewortiry

53
SnTCH IN TlM·E Portugl,jCst Sfc/II

New Zealand.

Stitrh Deanna Hall West

By Margartt

see page 22

HA F. DANGEF.S0M
NORWAY'S WHlTEWORK EMBROIDERY
l-Inrtial!gmOJl!,

41

from Weldon's Practical Needlework. Hen she has selected several cross-stlttb mOlifs j1(1I11 Volume 2 to cnate a lIIea.nderr'llg ivy bordn (0 sWell 0/1 [iIiCli.

Stove

a type of Norwegian

counted

A

56
QUAKER. SAMPL.ER

72
WOW

THE LANGUAGE OF CLOTHING Colonial Williamsburg's

34

w h; rework wi th

gccrn erric areas

0 ( ell

twork, has

'1'0 CROSS-STITCH

origins in the sixteenth cenru!')'. Bwughr to America by Norwegian i!l1migr;:mrs. beginning about 1840, he re and abro ad.

Gild's Embroidered Cap

exhibition
showcases

hardangcLWl11is increasi ngly popular both

"The Language of Clothing" ON THE COVEI'!.: Hardanger

a collection of nearly athousand garrnenrs, textiles, and accessories to reveal

By Yvelle SI~lltol1

DeSIgned by Kamlace TiJom6ls and sli/rhed by Deanna Hall West, this silk-Oil-linen sampler uses tradlliorlal Quaker motifs ill1d alphabets.

placernats inspired by Yvette Stanton's article HardangersrJm. See instructions on page 46.
itlery scissors Wl. r"l'f!Sy.(JJ Loeue Mth, tyn;, For! Colli us, Colorado,
AIr J '1 !lee./j lnl)

tile uses, construction

and reconstruction. and SWEETHEART clothing.

and myths of eighteenth. early-nineteenth-century

50

A
WAR

SILK CHIFFON

59

SCARF

PINCUSHIONS

TO EM.BROIDER

By Deborah Pulliam

Of WORLD

I

Created by servicemen in milirary hospitals during World War 1. these elaborately decorated and person al i7_ed pi n cush i0115 were a \IIay fa, the m en to show their parriatism. devotion, and love.

P/lOlOgmp/, by loe Coa:

Desig,ur Ami Caswell used three simple stitc/)£s-twisted chain, stelll, a,lIdj1y-to create tbis gracej."! alld flowing SI'mlmer sea'if.

see page 50

By Deborab Dwye«

TRINGS
see, page 36

to MAKE
64
A
RED-AND-WHITE SAMPLER. TO STITCH

HAN
NUMIJER

D

22
AHNIVE!R$AItY SocKS TO KNff

i o e r j a-r i e j
VOLUME

XI

5

Designed IIIN/ kllitlea by Nam:y Bllsb, these parry socks conmumomu PIECEWORK's tmth almivasmy.

Ridmrd W. FII~html desigl1ed Illid slitched this slUnpler imp/red by iJjs {ol/cajon

September/Octobel:

2003

D"

PllitTMENTS

4
NOTIONS

24
LULLABY

A CROCHETED WEDDING DRESS

36

HANKY AN

48

see page 61

A

30
RING l!h;A1UIl'S PILLOW TO EMBROIDER

PANKY HISTORY Of

INTIMATE THE

Editor's

letter

By Veronim Palterson

HANDKERCHIEf rhrougl: time.

Designed lry Melillrla Ban« Illld .stitched by Deanna Hall West, this project WIlS inspired by A We.dding Suzani.

6
By POST Lnters Jrom readers
12
PRODUCT

By JaYIla MaTTillan

A glimpse into the origin. symbolism. and use of the handkcrchid

25
HEIRLOOM PIECE

By Deborah CmllJarella

A

CONfIRMATION K ER CHIEF

38

By Heicli G"srajsoll

NEWS

HAND

A HAt'<iDKERCHII!F EDCING TO TAT Trish Fm,bioll adapted tbe tailed edging Jrol1l A Confirmation Handkerchief Jar Ihis easy but deganl project.

39

Needlework .nlpplies

[4
BOOK

A

26
CHRISTENING FROM A DRESS

By Slll'rlC)' Hansen

MAnKS

GOWN WEDDING

Boohoj interest 68
CALENDAR

A

BIRTHDAY KNOT

A

46
WHITEWORK SACHET TO EMBROIDER

By Marilyn MJ.I1'Phy

CELTIC

Upcoming events

A

28
WEDDING SUZAN)

see page 26

By [aue MacNalllara

Desiglud and sti!ched by Mmy Polftyka Busll, 1IJi, sacha wOlJld make awe/come gift Jor an engagement or weddillg.

By Susan Stemlirb

A

41
FIFTIETH-ANNIVERSARY SWEATER

53
STITCHING A A TIlIIIUTE ANn

MeMORY

see page II

A CROSS~STJTCHED BIRTHDAY CLOTH THE

31

By)o CrifcMow

Lil/rla ligoll, ililerweave p.ress's JOlwdff Illld CEO, preserves her lIIofher~swords 0/
advice
011

ber motber's Iml1dkercbiifs.

42
LEOPOLD WIMPEL

see page S4 AN

By Anette Dillllwdahl

By Jmly CoMberg

Arns

59
AND CRAFTS

66
RED-AND-WHITE MOTifS SAMPLER TO CROSS-STITCH

PURSE TO EMBROIDSA

A
see page 40

BIRTHDAY

32 33

FAN

QUILT

By Pnldmce Traut

A

HARDANGER

44

ERNEST TABLECLOTH A WEDDING ARTS

54

GIMSON's DEstGNS architecture and

AND CRAFTS

TO CELEBRATE

EMBROIDERY Although best-known embroidery

This satin-s! iUMd silk pWfse in the A'rts and Crajts style was desiglled by Melil1da Barta, stitched by Deann« Hall West, Ilnd beaded by Dustin Wedekind.

Dean'l'la Hall West adapted t!Jese 1II0lifs Jrom Richard £r,1~!JI;II/I'S red-and-white sampler mid stitched II)wl OJ! a wllile li11C/] s!Ji1·t.

By Cyl1tilia Kaye Ha·rdesty
FAN LADY PEACOCK

ror hi.

fUrniture designs. Ernest Gimson also designed patterns.

A BIRTHDAY ON THE COVER: Susan

BOBBIN-LACE

Stern,lIeb's embroidered ceremonial cloth from Uzbekistan with our ring bearer's pillow projec.t. See A Wedding Suzani on page 28 and the project it inspired on page 30.
P/wlOgraptl

By Helen Bell

CURZON'S BALL GOWN GERMANIC

47

By Mary Greensted

AN

ANNIVERSARY QUILT

34

61
RED-AND-WHLTE SAMPLERS NOTES ON

WEDDING-RING

by Joe c"c~.

By Pal Cookso!)
see page 6

My

COU.EcnON

Examples From the author's collection illustrate the beauty and variery of these distinctive samplers,

By Richard Fukhunr
see page 39

46
F
EAT

Knit a Flock of Sheep
After
takillg AI1II

Raud's workshop on kl/iUed

anill1als

ill Piniand,

Nallcy Bush deSIgned and knitted these swffed sheep. U RES / PRO

J

E

C

T

S

26

49

ANU

RAUD's

ANIMALS

Although no written patterns are used to create NEEDLEWORKER See the needlework Needleworker of the grand-prize OF THE that earned PlECEWOnK's winner's nominating shop, Needle these Estonian knitted animals, their traditional colors and motifs educate Estonian children about their culture, heritage, and traditions.
No n c v Bud,
VOLUME

YEAR AWARDS 2003 of the Year 2003 awards and a profile of Dearborn, WAR .Michigan.

5Z

XI

NUMBER

6

HUMMEL

BONNETS:

November/December
DEPAHTMENTS

2003

3Z 33

Arts, lncorporated,

Symbol

oj Scots Pride
3S

My

WORLD

II
that Barbara Bentley's

From about the 17905 until the mid-ninereenrh century, these knitted caps were worn Highland regiments.
Devol"tlll Pu l l ia tn

fatigue dress by Scots

5
Notions Editor's letter

CHRISTMAS Knitted grandmother Barbara

STOCI{lNG made for her still hangs by the chimney

in 1943, the stocking

6
By
POSt

every Christmas. Be ntl e v TOYS

53

Knit a Hummel Bonnet
Deborah Pullion. knitted and jid/cd Ihis hummel bonnet;

Lettersjeom readers

15
Book Marks

NEEDLEWORK

Curious George and Calico Cat, b J' Monkey, b)' A
II II

e[J ro I

Pea na II

56

YOII

can make

Olle,

100.

Books of interest

Sa bi n S
(I

1.I'(lIISO/l

AN EMBROIDERED
PURSE MYSTERY embroidered purse This intricately

Z9
Necessities

Baby Doll, b)' K a r II i c K r bow ski Baby's Dolls, by Shirley
Hc n s e n
Ch
ri s

Needlework supplies

My Crocheted

Dog,

by

t e ll

e

Sclt

o

e

n

in

appears not to be of Chinese
g

68

origin, but its source nevertheless remains unknown.
Coth erin e
AII/vl'os!)

37

46

Calendar UpCOI ningevents
COLUMNS

Crochet
Needlework,
a resemblance

a Cat
adaptation from Weldon's
cat, MI'. Yellow.

Leslie

Meg Crossman's

Practical

Volume 9,. is a lovable toy cat that bears
to her
OW/l

60 Embroider
Melinda Barta, created a hair
CONNECTING
lie

a Hair Tie
{IISpil'cd by

ntountain-end-moo«

l'IIn/if

(if lire on the mystery pllrse.,
the
.1/'1

in uIe detail

lO
TAPBS11.tY

The new and notewOI·t.hy

56

Make a Crazy-Quilt
50ft tOJifor a bab»,

Ball

Mary Polityka Bush designed and stitched this plaJ:ful

61

to enibroidev,

22
FLNDlNGS

CENTURIES, AND

COUNTRIES,

CULTURES:

Quilting
CONCOCTIONS:

and Patchwork

in South

Asia

ON THE COVER: A SILK CARPET TO NEEDLePOINT,

42
43
33

DELIGHTFUL CRAZY Belly

Quilted textiles play important roles in South Asian communities today.
Li u d a L.

Prescl'!Jillg the legacy qf needle wo I'k byfwding ways to lise and reuse /lew, old, orfound objects

80
POrnnAIT

QUILTS

Beelll~"1

A brief history of crazy-q uilring. Pillsbury

DESIGNED AND
STITCHED BY PHYLLIS FAUST. SEE PAGE 43.

66
carpel, antique.

An interuieu/ with AlIJef"ica's First Lady

BEHIND

THE RAINBOW

qf Needlework: Brica Wilsoll Catherine Amoro50 Leslie

Needlepoint

a Silk Carpet
all

The history of Pears all's Ltd., manufacturer and purveyor of embroidery silk, dates to 1795 ..
!\{'il"Y

Phyllis Faust's travels to India inspired this miniature

whose smooth silk swjace makes it fee/like

Polllyka

Bu slt