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A Schoolgirl's Work: Samplers from the Spencer Museum of Art

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Barb Adams and Alma Allen of Blackbird Designs have joined with the Spencer Museum of Art to share historical schoolgirl samplers with the cross stitchers of today. You will find examples of samplers spanning the years of 1710 1841. Nine projects to stitch based on these wonderful works of art that were crafted by children so long ago.
Paperback, 104 pages
Published August 16th 2011 by C&t Publishing / Kansas City Star Quilts
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Margo Brooks
Jul 24, 2013 rated it liked it
a beautifully illustrated little book. "A Schoolgirl's Work" presents 24 samplers from the Spencer Museum of Art, showing each whole piece, closeups and, most interestingly, the back of each piece. Since they are presented in chronological order, the reader can see how styles changed through time. The samplers themselves, are all delightful, and the patterns based on the samplers are also sweet, small projects. I certainly can see myself making some of the patterns up and borrowing from the samp ...more
Mar 06, 2014 rated it it was ok
Shelves: hand-work
Good photos.
Lightweight text.
Trivial projects take up 40% of book.
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