A Journey With Sibbel: An 18th Century Orphan's Study of by Susan Greening Davis,Sally Criswell

By Susan Greening Davis,Sally Criswell

Authors Susan Greening Davis and Sally Criswell came across Sibbel's sampler in Belgium, fell in love with it and taken it to the United States. via their examine, they've got opened a window for us to work out what lifestyles for Sibbel used to be like becoming up within the 1700s, studying needlework ideas and coming to like stitching.

Within those pages is an interpretation of Sibbel's younger existence in a Netherlands charity domestic. As Sibbel creates the motifs in her sampler and learns specified becoming a member of stitches, you're invited to sew alongside. What you may have created is a gorgeous showpiece. within the venture pages, you could create a number of the goods Sibbel may have made, similar to her leather-based pincushion or the beautiful sewing weight used to carry her sampler in place.

So gather your favourite sewing instruments, locate your so much cozy chair and take a trip with Sibbel.

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