Canvaswork Tote

Canvaswork Tote

Estimated Date Stitched:

Estimated Age of Stitcher:

School and/or Teacher:
Scarborough Needle Arts Guild/ Grete Hansen

Name of Stitcher:
Dale Laura Edwards

Type of Sampler:

Size of Sampler:
Width: 31cm
Height: 39cm


Sampler in the form of a tote bag, stitched on plastic canvas lined with 100% cotton quilting fabric.

Condition: Good

Description of condition:

The white yarn is very slightly soiled, but not badly.

Fabric Type:
*plastic canvas

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Borders: other – continental, giant rice, cross, ? back

Motifs: plants

Type of stitches: other – Rice, double leviathan, upright cross, diagonal mosaic, Rhodes, cross stitch and palace, interlocking wheat, Scotch and checker alternating, double straight, double stitch, waffle over web, ?, Initials D E on continental

Name or initials on sampler: D.E.

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Owner / Donor Story:

I took this series of classes with Greta Hansen of Scarborough Needle Arts Guild to learn some basic canvaswork, and how to make it into a tote bag. It has been used extensively for various reasons.

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No. of photographs: Number of photographs: 13

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