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American Quaker Sampler stitched by Krista

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Monday, 13 April 2015

Working by candle light


I wasn't planning to chart this sampler (unsigned Continental, dated 1829) but the power was out for ten hours yesterday and there wasn't much I could with the designs on the computer, so I reverted to the old fashioned way...candle light, paper and ink.  The flashlight helped too!


4 comments:

Theresa said...

Oooh! another lovely sampler to look forward to! and, are those roses I see? lovely!
The candlelight is gorgeous and gives such atmosphere. I'm impressed! (talk about remaining authentic : )

Beth in IL said...

Hope you get light soon!

Heritage Hall said...

Bless your heart - the ends you go to to bring us historical beauty..... Let there be light...

Jo who can't think of a clever nickname said...

You must have had a real feel for how the original stitcher worked on this piece. Such dedication!