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  The Sampler Guild

Contact details are as follows:-
Tel:   01628 785335
Fax:  01628 675580

To become a member all you have to do is complete the membership application overleaf
and send it along with a cheque for 20.00
(payable to The Sampler Guild) to:-
  The Sampler Guild has recently been established to provide a central point where the research of sampler history by individual enthusiasts, groups, expert stitchers, stitch novices or even non-stitchers, can be collected and distributed to those who would like to increase their knowledge. It is also here to assist those who want to find out more

- and cannot find the answer or are unsure of where to go to gather more information.

- The Sampler Guild also promotes the preservation of antique samplers

- and continue the art of sampler making.

  a newsletter which will be published quarterly, encompassing such items as:-
  • Editorials from well known sampler enthusiasts, from the UK and USA / Canada
  • Preservation / conservation techniques
  • Stitching techniques
  • Book, chart and website reviews
  • Forthcoming Exhibitions / Events
  • Motif of the quarter, its origin and meaning
  • Sampler Verses
  • Question and answer section

and lots more!

  To do this and eventually much more it is our aim to start by producing
Within the very near future The Sampler Guilds aim is to set monthly Guild meetings with it’s members, Round Robins, Yearly Challenge, lectures, stitch demo’s and lots of other sampler related topics. All ideas and suggestions are welcome!
The Sampler Guild is fortunate in having the support of a number of museum curators’ in the UK to call on for expert advice and in addition, a selection of well known Sampler Houses and Sampler Guilds’ in the USA and Canada who are eager to share their vast wealth of knowledge with us.
Why should you join The Sampler Guild?
To belong to a group of like minded enthusiasts who share an interest in fine needlework and it’s history.

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