New Designs

8 Feb 2015

A Williamsburg Welcome

I decided to design this sampler to celebrate Colonial Williasburg (www.history.org), the State of Virginia and also the event of Annie’s Needle Arts Festival 2014. Being one of the teachers at this prestigious event, I wanted to
9 Feb 2015

Ann Spence 1801 Sampler

This Georgian English sampler, belonging to my private collection, was worked by Ann Spence at the age of 10. She dated it “December th27 1801”. I purchased this sampler in August 2012 from Miles Griffiths Antique.  Anne
9 Feb 2015

Ann Spence 1801 Sewing Set

This sewing set as inspired by the original Ann Spence 1801 Sampler. A few motifs of the sampler were used for the etui, the needlebook and the needleminder platform, while the strawberry scissors fob was tuned with
15 Feb 2015

Azulejos Sewing Casket – A Portuguese Box

On September 2014, I visited for the first time Lisbon, the capital of Portugal. My daughter was there for her Erasmus University study program. While we visited the town, we went to the beautiful Museu Nacional do
15 Feb 2015

Lady Giulia Sewing Box – Le 4 Damine

Four friends, Giulia (Giulia Punti Antichi), Maria Teresa (MTV Designs), Romina (Romy’s Creations) and Simona (Mani di Donna) and one dream to fulfill … to be able to attend the Nashville Spring Needlework Market together! The idea
8 Feb 2015

Monica – An Italian Capodimonte Pincushion Doll

This pincushion doll has been designed as a special token of love for my dearest friend Monica Marchi, my beloved model stitcher who has been supporting me with her ability and patience since 2012.  Stitched with beautiful
15 Feb 2015

The Goose Maiden – Sewing Etui

My class at the Nashville 2015 show!!!! A small etui with a scissors pocket and needle page inside, which closes quite “magically” keeping the little goose maiden behing a fence with her goose. The scissors fob can