Customer Completed Samplers

Lilian Baugh Lacey

“When I first started to embroider I suck rigidly to the pattern and got really stressed if I made a mistake  Now I am more inclined to adapt graphs and use them to make some thing of my own I love the Boscobel Oak Sampler–I was born in Shropshire  and remember hearing the story of…

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Lilian Lacey

Lilian Lacey of Leicestershire, England did these unique pieces. Read what she had say about them. “I have seen some of the motifs before but others are quite sure  The frog is so quirky & what initially drew me to the design was the section with the hands..that is so beautiful  It reminded me of…

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Elizabeth Harborne Sampler made by Dawn Brady

Hi Marsha! I finally finished this piece after breaking my wrist and having carpal tunnel in it! I really love it! Hope you are well and enjoying this never ending Indian Summer that we seem to be having-69 degrees today!

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Susan McPherson’s sampler, as customized by Sandy Cornett

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Maggie Klingenmeyer holding her Manifesto Sampler

Manifesto Sampler stitched by Maggie Klingenmeyer

Hi Marsha!Just wanted to touch base, and let you know I finishedThe Manifesto….finally!!I love the way it turned out….as you can see , I did insert my dog, Charlie! He saved my life after Ralph died, so what better way to honor him?!I hope you are doing well…I really hate this “lock down” feeling….but no…

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Margaret Logan Sampler stitched by Dianne Mahar

Hi Marsha – I thought you might enjoy seeing a picture of my completed Margaret Logan.  I purchased this sampler from Scarlet-Letter many years ago but was intimidated by the size of it.  My husband and I recently purchased a 100 year old remodeled farmhouse, and I had a perfect wall for a sampler of her size.  I…

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Scarlet Letter Catalog

Dear Marsha, Last night over a glass of wine, a friend asked me if I believe in fate. Fate, yes, I answered. Pre-destiny, no. I mention this rather weighty conversation because when I sorely need a diversion from the tedium of life, a Scarlet Letter supplement arrives. Whatever the reason, No. 27 was in my…

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Hannah Breed Stitched by Pat

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The Huntsman and The Hart Lives Stitched by Pat

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Unicorn Bell Pull and MD The Unicorn Sampler

Dear Scarlett Letter, Please find attached a picture of the finished Unicorn Bell Pull stitched on canvas with DMC floss. Thanks for your advice about finishing the bell pull which was very helpful. I did change one colour – I changed DMC 371 to 372 – to getter better contrast on the birds and animals…

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Emilly Lucille by Ken Sale

Marsha,Last year I worked the Scarlet Letter’s EMILY LUCILLE sampler. Three changes that I made to it: I used my initials rather than the original It called for filling the entire background with the white silk. But in my growing collection of sampler source books I had seen another variation on this Emily Lucille sampler…

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Coraggio

I just saw on your web site that you would like photos of work done by your customers, and thought that you would be interested in ‘Coraggio’ that I did a few years ago. I did it in silk, and it has received many comments. It was displayed at the Albuquerque Internationl Airport for several…

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