Detail 636 on the For love of Stitching Band Sampler

This band on section 47 of my For love of Stitching band sampler which was stitched in December 2009. The sampler is in Christmas colours of reds, greens and gold. Stitches Used: Raised Herringbone band which I shared on Take a Stitch Tuesday. Threads: rayon thread silk metallic yarn Size: This area …

A very unusual sampler Has anyone seen anything like this?

I found a very Curious sampler and I wonder if anyone has encountered anything like it. In the Salisbury Museum which has some great lace samples, some stumpwork, costume and accessories one of the items that caught my attention was a Sampler that recorded the results of the Wiltshire election …