Saturday, May 16
12pm – 2pm
Instructor: Heather Sleightholm, Folk Artist
In the 18th century, the ‘sampler’ was a way for young girls to hone and display the needlework skills needed to run their households. The skills practiced on their sampler were used for everything from numbering their household linens to embellishing their own wedding dress.
In addition to learning the history behind sampler making, two original sampler patterns ranging from easy to intermediate sewing skill levels will be provided by your instructor.
-Cloth to stitch on
Please have available:
-Embroidery hoop (8 inch hoop suggested)