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Needlework, Connie Bowie Oct 1972

Needlework, Connie Bowie

Honors Theses

Hook embroidery gets its name from the fabric it is worked on, which is huck toweling, a textured fabric with the raised threads on both front and back. Huck embroidery is actually short for huckaback, and is also known as Swedish weaving. It can be done with six-strand cotton, pear cotton, fine wool yard, or other kinds of embroidery threads. The technique is simply running the thread under the pairs of raised threads on the wrong side of the huck. A blunt needle is used so the pairs of threads can be picked up easily without going through the fabric ...


Pennsylvania Folklife Vol. 22, No. 1, Carroll Hopf, Ellen J. Gehret, Alan G. Keyser, Louis Winkler, Mac E. Barrick, Friedrich Krebs Oct 1972

Pennsylvania Folklife Vol. 22, No. 1, Carroll Hopf, Ellen J. Gehret, Alan G. Keyser, Louis Winkler, Mac E. Barrick, Friedrich Krebs

Pennsylvania Folklife Magazine

• Calligraphic Drawings and Pennsylvania German Fraktur
• Flax Processing in Pennsylvania: From Seed to Fiber
• Pennsylvania German Astronomy and Astrology III: Comets and Meteors
• Rural Economics in Central Pennsylvania, 1850-1867
• Palatine Emigrants to America from the Oppenheim Area, 1742-1749
• Fruit Harvesting and Preservation: Folk-Cultural Questionnaire No. 26


Pennsylvania Folklife Vol. 21, No. 4, Robert A. Barakat, Louis Winkler, Juliana Roth, Robert L. Dluge Jr., Werner Hacker, Friedrich Krebs Jul 1972

Pennsylvania Folklife Vol. 21, No. 4, Robert A. Barakat, Louis Winkler, Juliana Roth, Robert L. Dluge Jr., Werner Hacker, Friedrich Krebs

Pennsylvania Folklife Magazine

• The Herr and Zeller Houses
• Pennsylvania German Astronomy and Astrology II: The Moon
• Travel Journals as a Folklife Research Tool: Impressions of the Pennsylvania Germans
• My Interview with a Powwower
• American Emigrants from the Territories of the Bishropric of Speyer
• Emigrants to America from the Duchy of Zweibrucken
• Funeral Customs: Folk-Cultural Questionnaire No. 24


Pennsylvania Folklife Vol. 21, Folk Festival Supplement, Leroy Gensler, Don Yoder, Edna Eby Heller, Richard C. Gougler, Earl F. Robacker, Ada Robacker, Richard Shaner, Wayne F. Cardinalli Jul 1972

Pennsylvania Folklife Vol. 21, Folk Festival Supplement, Leroy Gensler, Don Yoder, Edna Eby Heller, Richard C. Gougler, Earl F. Robacker, Ada Robacker, Richard Shaner, Wayne F. Cardinalli

Pennsylvania Folklife Magazine

• A Look at the Festival
• The Tradition of the Dutch-English Comedian
• We Waste Not
• Amish Barn-Raising
• Festival Highlights
• Folk Festival Program
• Quilting Traditions of the Dutch Country
• Recollections of Witchcraft in the Oley Hills
• The Festival Potters
• Herbs and Herb Lore: Folk-Cultural Questionnaire No. 25


Pillow, Shirley (Fa 1348), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives May 1972

Pillow, Shirley (Fa 1348), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid and full-text scan of paper (Click on “Additional Files” below) for Folklife Archives Project 1348. Student folk studies project titled “Quilting” which includes a description of the traditional folk art of quilting in Logan County, Kentucky. Survey sheets may include a brief description of traditional practice, tools, photos, quilt blocks, informant’s name, location, and text classification.


Newman, Janice (Fa 1367), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives May 1972

Newman, Janice (Fa 1367), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1367. Student folk studies project titled “Quilting (Bertha Abney)” which includes information about traditional quilting practices in Jefferson County, Kentucky. All of the information comes from an interview with Newman’s family friend, Bertha Abney. Project includes a narrative paper about the experience and sheets that may include an illustration, photo, quilt pattern’s name, brief description of a traditional practice or quilt pattern.


Anderson, Faye S. (Fa 1349), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives May 1972

Anderson, Faye S. (Fa 1349), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid and full-text scan of paper (Click on “Additional Files” below) for Folklife Archives Project 1349. Folklife project titled "Spinning" by Faye S. Anderson for a folk studies class at Western Kentucky University. Project includes an illustrated paper about the spinning process as explained by Maggie Spear of the Pea Ridge, Cumberland County, Kentucky. Also includes samples of carded wool, single thread yarn, and double thread yarn.


Bradley, Margaret (Fa 1357), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives May 1972

Bradley, Margaret (Fa 1357), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1357. Folklife project titled "Quilting" by Margaret Bradley for a folk studies class at Western Kentucky University. Project includes a paper about quilting and quilt patterns in Hart County, Kentucky. Survey sheets may include a brief description of quilt pattern, origin, and informant’s name, age, and address.


Utley, Mary (Fa 1366), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives May 1972

Utley, Mary (Fa 1366), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1366. Student folk studies project titled “Quilt Making” which includes information about traditional quilting practices in Henderson County, Kentucky. All of the information comes from an interview with Utley’s great grandmother, Mary Mathilda Bonnell. Project includes a narrative paper about the experience and survey sheets that may include a traditional belief, the informant’s name, location, birth month and year, and text classification. Other sheets include a photo, brief description of a quiltmaking process and/or a photo of a quilt or piece of quilt with the pattern’s name.


Pennsylvania Folklife Vol. 21, No. 3, Wasyl O. Luciw, George Wynnysky, Donald M. Hines, Lester Breininger, Louis Winkler, Mac E. Barrick, C. Lee Hopple, Friedrich Krebs Apr 1972

Pennsylvania Folklife Vol. 21, No. 3, Wasyl O. Luciw, George Wynnysky, Donald M. Hines, Lester Breininger, Louis Winkler, Mac E. Barrick, C. Lee Hopple, Friedrich Krebs

Pennsylvania Folklife Magazine

• The Ukrainian Pysanka and Other Decorated Easter Eggs in Pennsylvania
• The Development of Folklife Research in the United Kingdom
• Just a Bone
• Pennsylvania German Astronomy and Astrology: Almanacs
• Central Pennsylvania Fishing Spears
• Spatial Development of the Southeastern Pennsylvania Plain Dutch Community to 1970: Part II
• 18th-Century Emigrants from the Palatinate, Lower Alsace, and Rheinhessen
• Tobacco and Tobacco Culture: Folk-Cultural Questionnaire No. 23


Crewel Work: Its Origin And Development, Ann Verser Jan 1972

Crewel Work: Its Origin And Development, Ann Verser

Honors Theses

The pleasure of turning the whole self to the creation of something beautiful, personal, and lasting is done through crewel work, one of the oldest and most delightful sources of tranquility. Crewel is an exceptionally creative type of embroidery which applies decoration to a fabric already existing using two-ply loosely twisted wool yarn. Its stitches are simple and so varied (75 in all) that they are never monotonous. The purpose of crewel was primarily conceived to decorate objects of use and the stitches were intended to become an integral part of the fabric, capable of standing up to years of ...


Handicrafts, Kathy Bittle Jan 1972

Handicrafts, Kathy Bittle

Honors Theses

For this honors project, the author created several pieces of handicraft art.


Pennsylvania Folklife Vol. 21, No. 2, Don Yoder, C. Lee Hopple, Friedrich Krebs, Rufus A. Grider, Gabriel Hartmann Jan 1972

Pennsylvania Folklife Vol. 21, No. 2, Don Yoder, C. Lee Hopple, Friedrich Krebs, Rufus A. Grider, Gabriel Hartmann

Pennsylvania Folklife Magazine

• The Pennsylvania Germans: A Preliminary Reading List
• Spatial Development of the Southeastern Pennsylvania Plain Dutch Community to 1970: Part I
• Palatine Emigrants of the 18th Century
• Winter Album
• Emigrants from Dossenheim (Baden) in the 18th Century
• Farm Layouts and Building Plans: Folk-Cultural Questionnaire No. 22


Experimental Approaches With Multi-Media Textures In Weaving, Diantha Greenwood Jan 1972

Experimental Approaches With Multi-Media Textures In Weaving, Diantha Greenwood

Masters Theses

No abstract provided.