Sampler & Antique Needlework Quarterly Summer 2014
Jazz up your summer needlework with two antique-inspired needlework projects and two amazing cross-stitch samplers included in this issue! Sampler enthusiasts will be enchanted with the techniques of a 19th-century German sampler stitched in reversible cross stitch, while needlework fans will adore the exquisite Elizabeth, A Sampler Pincushion Doll Maiden design. Indulge in the Dutch Maiden box top project that uses motifs from an 18th-century Dutch sampler, while sampler students will enjoy reading about common motifs featured throughout 18th-century samplers of southwestern Netherlands. Historical needlework tool collectors will be delighted to see an article devoted to animal-shaped sewing accessories, including turtle-shaped tape measures and deer-shaped pincushions. Vivid, full-color photos accompany each article, while easy-to-follow charts and instructions are presented with each pattern. Download (or subscribe!) and begin stitching today!