Mary Robinson 1824 – A Sewing Box

sewing box reproducing mary robinson with scissor fob, scissor case, needlebook, threadkeep all embroidered by giulia punti antichi

This design has been inspired by the original Sampler Mary Robinson 1824, which belongs to the private collection of Giulia Manfredini.

The box has a beautiful lid with figures and flower. Within the box, there are wooden compartments for the pincushion, the needlebook and the scissor fob.

Box: Aged Pewter “Prince Crown Box” from Lone Elm Lane.

Hand-painted threadkeeper and needleminder by Stitched Tales, available from Giulia Punti Antichi.

Pins by Roberta Dazzini, available from Giulia Punti Antichi.

Conversion for DMC threads included in the chartpack.

Fabric 18x14 in (46x36 cm) 36 ct Confederate Gray hand-dyed linen by Weeks Dye Works
Threads hand-dyed Florimel silk floss by Gloriana: Charcoal 001, Ecru 104, Elizabethian Green 117, Summer Blue 134A, Blythe Green 160, Old Gold 169, Northern Lights 188, Winter White 190, Copper 193, Fawn 199, Leaf Green 200, Carmine Rose 206, Cocolat 208
Stitches Cross stitch over one and over two, Backstitch, Eyelet Stitch over 6, Smyrna Stitch over 2 and over 4