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Piecework November | December 2014

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Oh my—it’s underwear! This often-overlooked element of textile history is the focus of this issue of PieceWork. For centuries, people have constructed all manner of underwear, using a variety of techniques. Compelling, often personal, stories go hand in hand with this specific element of dress. Projects bring the unmentionables out of the closet.

 

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Features & Projects

Lengberg Lace Trim to Knit

Textured Silk Hats and Cap to Knit
Anne DesMoines
Textured Silk Hats and Cap to Knit
Anne DesMoines
How to Clean a Fleece
Bridal Garters to Knit
Katrina King

Volume XXII, Number 6

10 The Case of the Medieval Bras
Laura Ricketts

15 Lengberg Lace Trim to Knit
Laura Ricketts

18 The Well-Dressed Head
Chris Laning

21 Textured Silk Hats and Cap to Knit
Anne DesMoines

26 Vicky’s Knickers, or Queen Victoria’s Secret
Laura Ricketts

32 The Crochet of Mary Ann MacLeod Worth
Jennifer Raymond

37 Mary’s Rose Camisole to Crochet
Jennifer Raymond

42 The Polish Trunk
Nell Znamierowski

45 The Civil War Drawers of First Lieutenant Henry Heinmiller
Betsy Butler

48 The Under Side of Weldon’s

52 A Doll’s Petticoat in Striped Pattern from Weldon’s Practical Needlework

54 Wedding Tradition As a Rite of Passage
Katrina King

58 Bridal Garters to Knit
Katrina King