Doodling with thread and the notion of a sampler invite drawing and = embroidery. Collecting stitches, creating stitches, and practice add up to a sweet place in the continuum. The sampler, an age old learning tool and subversive means of communication? Visit the extraordinary collection of samplers at the V & A site and the work of contemporary stitcher Tillekes Schwarz’ vibrant web presence.
Victoria and Albert Museum: Sampler 19th century. Museum no. T.35-1933
Tilleke Schwarz, Count Your Blessings
Wood and Wool Christmas Tree
Paper Cup Pendant Light Shade