Instructions for Needlework Projects from Piecework magazine

Piecework magazine focuses on historic and ethnic handwork. Topics cover quilting, knitting, crochet, embroidery, basketry, beadwork, lace making, and dyeing. There is an emphasis on traditional handwork that reflects textile history and culture. I noticed the other day that a listing of Needlework Projects & Articles provided online by Piecework …

Dictionary of Cultural Literacy

E.D. Hirsch’s Dictionary of Cultural Literacy provides in a searchable format explanations of over 6,900 common cultural allusions. E.D. Hirsch points out, that communication is based on shared cultural allusions and when readers don’t understand the cultural allusion that writers refer to the text becomes meaningless. Armed with this site …