Welcome to The Scarlet Letter


The Scarlet Letter produces reproductions of the world's finest samplers, found in museums and private collections. Exquisite materials are assembled to recreate these masterpieces of needlework, and kits are complete with detailed instructions and stitch diagrams, enabling the modern needleworker to reproduce these pieces exactly as they were originally made in centuries past.
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TSL Galleries


Visit our customer gallery to read some of the letters and emails we have received along with photos of finished samplers stitched by our customers. In our awards gallery, you'll see Scarlet Letter Samplers that have won blue ribbons and other awards. The antiques gallery contains many of the antique samplers that have passed through The Scarlet Letter over the years, including many that have been reproduced.


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HAND CARVED BONE NEEDLE CASES

Needlecases

Hand carved bone needlecases approximately three inches tall with hinged lids. $30.00 each.
More about the needlecases.

JANE WALKER

Jane Walker

This lively Scottish sampler features a four sided honeysuckle border with double running stitch flourishes, and eight rows of colorful alphabets including one with intricately illuminated lettering.
More about Jane Walker.

THIRTY DAYS HATH NOVEMBER

Thirty Days Hath November

The depiction of a lazy shepherdess intrigued me when I first saw it in a blurry old illustration of an eighteenth century New England canvaswork picture.
More about Thirty Days Hath November.

ABIGAIL BACON

Abigail Bacon

This sampler could possibly have been made in Connecticut but the surname is quite common throughout New England. Abigail was ten years old when she made her sampler.
More about Abigail Bacon.

AUTOPSY OF THE MONTENEGRIN STITCH: EXHUMED

Autopsy of the Montenegrin Stitch: Exhumed

Autopsy of the Montenegrin Stitch: Exhumed has been reprinted and is now available for purchase.

NEWEST ANTIQUE SAMPLERS AVAILBLE FOR SALE

GALLERY UPDATES

We have updated our customer gallery with pictures of Eleanor Parr stitched by Willena and Jennie Bean and Log Cabin stitched by Mary.

MORE NEW ITEMS

If you want to see more items that have been recently added, check out our list of new items. It shows all items that have been added to the TSL website during the past year. You can display the list at any time by clicking on the cherub logo in the right column of any webpage.