Simple Gifts: Faith
Quaker-style motifs and two hand-dyed floss colours combine in a stunning sampler by Praiseworthy Stitches.
A Plymouth Sampler
A look at Mary Atwood's delicate seventeenth-century sampler, the second oldest known documented sampler from the Plymouth, Massachusetts Bay Colony.
1864 EF Sampler
Nineteenth-century sampler originally shown in an article in the Summer 2010 issue of SANQ. It features vibrant colours, alphabert and floral bands and idyllic farm scene motifs.
A Hussy for a Housewife: Hussifs
A look at thses small sets of necessary needlework tools, including needle cases and thimbles designed to fit into a purse or bag or be slipped into a pocket
Les Quatres Saisons
A delightful verse from an eighteenth century American sampler is re-interpreted in a new, modern sampler featuring multiple floral motifs and a satin and cross-stitch cartouche.
Exhibit Review: Middle Tennessee Samplers
Review of the "This My Name Shall Ever Have" exhibit at the James K Polk House in Columbia, TN, which showcased samplers and other needlework treasures from middle Tennessee.
1863 Honfler Sampler
Charming two-coloured French sampler worked in te nineteenth century in the Normandy port town of Honfleur.