A reproduction of the Hannah Breed Sampler, 1756. An American band sampler originally worked in Lynn, Massachusetts by a nine year old girl. Stitches include eyelet, satin, cross and long arm cross.
Sampler", 16"x20" Open Work Sampler demonstrating the techniques
of pulled thread, drawn thread, and Hardanger motifs. Three different lettering styles and
a satin stitch border are used. Design by Pat Rozendal.
"Needlework Sampler" Detail.
Domkirke", 12"x13" Charted design of Cathedral in Stavanger,
Norway worked in counted cross-stitch.
On White Pillow", 11"x7" Canvas work using various canvas stitches
and darning patterns. Design by Jeanelle H. Bandy.
11"x11" Surface stitchery showing different embroidery stitches and shadow work.
Original design inspired by forms and shapes of the sand on Padre Island, Texas.
"Drawn Thread Wall Hanging",
12"x27" Sampler of counted thread techniques including seven satin stitch
decorative bands and four openwork bands. Design by Barbara Johnston.
Thread Wall Hanging" Detail.
Ornament", 6"x6" Canvas work example demonstrating the use of
Quilt Handbag", 7"x6" Crazy-pieced handbag embellished with
beading, canvas stitchery, embroidery, tatting, and ribbons.
Quilt Handbag" Back.