With Needle And Brush an exhibit of embroidery

The Florence Griswold Museum is presenting an exhibition of samplers and embroidered pictures made by young women during the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. With Needle and Brush: Schoolgirl Embroidery from the Connecticut River Valley does not have a large website but there are a few examples and a …

Jean Baggot talks about The Girl on the Wall

The Girl on the Wall, is an interesting piece of autobiographical embroidery. This sampler is the life story of Jean Baggot told via interlocking ‘circles of life’ which act a framework to illustrate each narrative. This video interview explains how it came about and why the piece was made. There …

The Tennessee Sampler Survey

The Tennessee Sampler Survey website states that their aim it to document and preserve Tennessee’s needlework heritage. To quote the site “The Tennessee Sampler Survey was founded as a not-for-profit organization in 2004. Our mission is to document and preserve Tennessee’s needlework heritage. Our research includes documenting Tennessee samplers made …