PieceWork 2008-2015 Lace Collection Download

Explore historical lace knitting, crochet lace, bobbin lace, and even tatting in the PieceWork 2008-2015 Lace Collection. This collection is a lace lover's dream!

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Enjoy this collection all about lace! You get eight issues of PieceWork magazine from 2008 to 2015. PieceWork magazine's annual lace issues celebrate the stories of lacemakers and feature lace projects inspired by historical lace knitting, crochet lace, bobbin lace, and tatting.

Discover the issues included in this collection:

  • May/June 2008: Filet crochet a Laura Ingalls Wilder doily, learn to tat step-by-step, and much more in the first-ever annual issue devoted to lace! Learn the secrets for creating extraordinary lace from Russian lace scarves to lace fans to bridal purses.
  • May/June 2009: Explore exquisite needle lace that originated in Bologna, Italy, with a step-by-step tutorial for making your own delicate needle-lace insert; tat an elegant Chantilly border; learn about a master bobbin-lacemaker; and delve into the world of Orenburg lace knitting, complete with instructions for knitting a sumptuous cashmere Orenburg warm shawl.
  • May/June 2010: Use the project instructions in this lace issue to create a stunning Herbert Niebling–inspired knitted-lace purse, elegant socks with lacy cuffs to knit, a tatted lace motif, a knitted Orenburg scarf, and an exquisite Dresden lace gift bag to embroider.
  • May/June 2011: The stories of lacemakers are as intriguing as their lace: Anna Marie Jensen "campaigned for knitting to be recognized as a lacemaking technique"; Dorothy Reade championed the use of charts and symbols in lace knitting; for countless Irishwomen, making lace meant the difference between starvation and survival during the Great Famine.
  • May/June 2012: Meet Margarete Naumann and her hand-knotted lace, Sir Henry Borlase and his bobbin-lacemaking school, Tessie Leonard and her historical Clones lace designs, and World War I veteran Chester Ross Bentz, Sr. and his tatting. You'll also discover reticella (Italian for "little net"), one of the oldest forms of needle lace; Depression Lace, cross-stitch embroidery worked on a gingham ground fabric; and knitted lace.
  • May/June 2013: The 6th annual lace issue of PieceWork magazine examines knitted, needle, bobbin, crocheted, and machine-made lace. Margaret Stove explores the history behind a "Shetland Knitter in New Zealand" and provides the pattern for her stunning knitted Shetland scarf. Plus, Galina Khmeleva shares her pattern for an Orenburg lacy labor of love.
  • May/June 2014: From 15th- and 16th-century Venetian monasteries to present-day Japan, discover articles and projects for knitted, tatted (both needle and shuttle), bobbin, and crocheted lace. You'll find instructions for an heirloom Irish crocheted christening bonnet, stunning lacy knitted socks fit for a queen, a delicate tatted scarf, and much more!
  • May/June 2015: Dive into lovely lace with 7 stunning lace projects including tatting, crochet, knitting, and needle lace. Explore the legacy of lace with PieceWork's historical look at lacemakers from the past. Read about five generations of women connected by lace or a tale of larceny and old lace. Projects for lacemakers include Puncetto Lace Necklace to Make, a Leaf and Nupp Shawl to Knit, a Silken Fog Lacey Stole to Knit, and much more.
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SKU EP14265
Product Type Magazine Collection
File Type PDF
Author/Designer PieceWork Editors
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