Sampler & Antique Needlework Quarterly Spring 2014
Calling all historic needlework readers! You’ll be delighted to see a fascinating collection of priceless antique needlework samplers and two antique needlework projects, all in this issue! Sampler enthusiasts will be enthralled with the simple elegance of a 19th-century marking sampler in red and soft cream, while needlework smalls fans will adore the French 1909 Bird Needlebook project that features a colorful bird similar to one found on a late 19th-century German sampler that also holds a tragic story of its young maker. Textile history admirers will be amazed with a review of the Metropolitan Museum of Art's 2013 Interwoven Globe exhibit, and needlework tools enthusiasts will be delighted to see the delicate French and English porcelain sewing tools. Vivid, full-color photos accompany each article, while easy-to-understand charts and instructions are presented with each cross-stitch pattern. Download this issue and start stitching today!