Monday, 31 March 2008

The Sampler Guild

Just been reading the latest issue of the textile magazine Selvedge (issue 22), and tucked away in the back pages was a short article on buying and conserving antique textile samplers. The article mentioned The Sampler Guild, which I'd not heard of before, so I thought I better check it out.

The Guild is an international membership organisation, based in the UK and originally set up by Linda Haddon. It's a forum for sampler enthuisiasts to share ideas and information. So if that's might want to join the folk at The Sampler Guild. It publishes a number of reference books on samplers, and the "Sampler Directory of the UK" - to help you locate museums and other places with samplers in their collections. Find out more about the Guild by clickin here: The Sampler Guild

Selvedge is a fantastic magazine for all textile enthuisiasts. Find out more on their website by clickin here: Selvedge

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