Upcoming Shows


The Philadelphia Show 2021
(April 23-30 - Preview: April 22)
This year The Philadelphia Show (previously The Philadelphia Antiques and Art Show) will be hosted online this year. It is hosted by The Women's Committee and the Philadelphia Museum of Art, and is one of the country's longest running antique shows.
Girlhood (It's Complicated).

National Museum of American History (NMAH) in Washington, DC.

The exhibition is one in many ways in which the various Smithsonian museums have chosen to honor the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th amendment giving women the right to vote.

The exhibition will be at the NMAH for two years, after which it will be a traveling exhibition and be on display at five to seven other museums in the country 2023-2025.



New Light: Notes on a Vermont Schoolgirl Embroidery
Article in The Magazine Antiques (July 3, 2020) by Dr. Gene R. Garthwaite
The Hannah Samplers
"Fiber Talk Live" with Gary Parr, July 8, 2020
interview with Barbara Hutson of Queenstown Sampler Designs
A Sampler from the Bennington Museum Blog Post
visit Bennington's website for more information
on this sampler from 1835.
Sewing and Embroidery Lessons at the College of San Ignacio de Loyola, Vizcaínas
Check out a recorded Zoom presentation (in Spanish, password is: 0p%eR140)
about school girl embroidery in Mexico City from the College of San Ignacio De Loyola, Vizcaínas, founded in 1767
Hidden Stories/Human Lives
Check out the online symposium from The Textile Society of America.
A Guide to Early American Samplers
Head over to Simmons College Library page for A Guide to Early American Samplers.

"A Stitch in Time" - Blog Post
by Stacey Fraser
Lexington Historical Society, Massachusetts 

visit lexingtonhistory.org

"Threads of History: Swetland family samplers" - Blog Post
by Aimee Newell
Luzerne County Historical Society, Pennsylvania 
visit luzernehistory.org
"The Tethering Stitch, The Liberating Stitch" - YouTube Video

by Mariah Gruner
Decorative Arts Trust 2019 Emerging Scholars Colloquium