Tag: antique sampler

Antique Sampler Dolores Serra

Reproduction of an antique sampler Dolores Serra.

Back To The Studio

I have been absent for a while. Life has kept testing me and my well being. Now I am back to the studio and it is time to do some serious stitching. Last April at the Bishop Chicago International show, surprisingly for myself, I… Continue Reading “Back To The Studio”

The Next Year of The jubilee is 2037

The main reason why I love reproducing antique samplers is that each sampler, doesn’t matter of its size, year, condition, or theme carries a story, a little piece of history. My work on reproducing a sampler starts with a careful research. I study the… Continue Reading “The Next Year of The jubilee is 2037”

Reproduction of an Antique Sampler by May Nicholls, 1894

Working on reproduction of this antique sampler was a delight! Late 19th century antique sampler by May Nicholls aged 10 is worked in wool and cotton on even weave gauze. This sampler is completely charming with neat stitch work throughout. The gauze has overall… Continue Reading “Reproduction of an Antique Sampler by May Nicholls, 1894”