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School and/or Teacher:
Scarborough Needle Arts Guild/ Grete Hansen
Name of Stitcher:
Dale Laura Edwards
Type of Sampler:
Size of Sampler:
Sampler in the form of a tote bag, stitched on plastic canvas lined with 100% cotton quilting fabric.
Description of condition:
The white yarn is very slightly soiled, but not badly.
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Borders: other – continental, giant rice, cross, ? back
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.
No. of photographs: Number of photographs: 13
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