Work in Progress and News for the CQ community

News: Bloggers who Embellish Ring is moving First up I have some news for the CQ community online as I had an email from Mary Frances Main of Frequently Wrong but Never in Doubt to let me know she is moving the Bloggers who Embellish Ring The group will still …

A Digitised Book on Samplers

For anyone interested in samplers and their history I discovered the 1926 edition of Leigh Ashton’s Samplers Selected and Described as a digitised book free online. The overview from the sixteenth to the nineteenth centuries covers primarily English samplers but European and American samplers are also included. The book contains …

Free embroidery designs from the V&A

  The Victorian and Albert Museum has published some Designs & Illustrations by Florence Caulfield. These patterns are released free to embroiderers to print out, transfer to cloth and use. If you click on any of the images you can view a larger version.  I must admit my connection has been …