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American Samplers

Columbia's Daughters. Girlhood Embroidery from the District of Columbia
Allen, Gloria Seaman. Edited by Lynne Anderson. Chesapeake Book Company, Baltimore, Maryland. 2012

Family Record: Genealogical Watercolors and Needlework
Allen, Gloria Seaman. Washington DC:, DAR Museum, 1989.

A Maryland Sampling: Girlhood Embroidery 1738-1860
Allen, Gloria Seaman. Maryland Historical Society, Baltimore, 2007. http://www.marylandneedlework.com

Jane Bostocke, The Rest of the Story
Bennett, Eileen. The Sampler House, Jenison, Michigan, 2004.

American Samplers
Bolton, Ethel Stanwood and Coe, Eve Johnston. The Massachusetts Society of the Colonial Dames of America, Boston, 1921.

Samplers and Samplermakers, An American Schoolgirl Art 1700-1850
Edmonds, Mary Jaene. Rizzoli, New York, 1991.

Samplers of the Pennsylvania Germans
Hersh, Tandy and Charles. Pennsylvania German Society, Birdsboro, Pennyslvania, 1991.

This Have I Done: Samplers and Embroideries from Charleston and the Lowcountry
Hiester, Jan and Staples, Kathleen. Curious Works Press, Greenville, South Carolina, and The Charleston Museum, Charleston, South Carolina, 2001.

In the Neatest Manner. The Making of the Virginia Sampler Tradition
Ivey, Kimberly Smith. Curious Works Press, Austin, Texas, and The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, Wlliamsburg, Virginia, 1997.

A Gallery of American Samplers: The Theodore H. Kapnek Collection
Krueger, Glee F. E.P. Dutton, New York, 1978.

New England Samplers to 1840
Krueger, Glee F. Old Sturbridge Village Booklist Series, Sturbridge, Massachusetts, 1978.

Samplers from A to Z
Parmal, Pamela A. MFA Publications, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. 2000

Women's Work. Embroidery in Colonial Boston
Parmal, Pamela A. MFA Publications, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. 2012. Available from http://www.artbook.com/9780878467785.html

The Point of the Needle: Five Centuries of Samplers and Embroideries
Phelan, Dorothy Bromiley. Curious Works Press, Greenville, South Carolina, 2001.

Girlhood Embroidery: American Samplers; Pictorial Needlework, 1650-1850, Vols. I and II
Ring, Betty. Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1993.

American Needlework Treasures
Ring, Betty. E.P. Dutton, New York, 1987.

Let Virtue be a Guide to Thee: Needlework in the Education of Rhode Island Women, 1730-1820
Ring, Betty. The Rhode Island Historical Society, Providence, Rhode Island, 1983.

Historical Needlework of Pennsylvania
Schiffer, Margaret B. Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, 1968.

Connecticut Needlework. Women, Art, and Family, 1740-1840
Schoelwer, Susan P. The Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford, Connecticut. Wesleyan University Press, Middletown, Connecticut. 2010

Ohio Samplers, Schoolgirl Embroideries 1803-1850
Studebaker, Sue. Ohio University Press, Athens, 1988.

Ohio Is My Dwelling Place
Studebaker, Sue. Ohio University Press, Ohio, 2002.

A Winterthur Guide to American Needlework
Swan, Susan B. Crown Publishers, New York, 1976.

Plain and Fancy: American Women and Their Needlework, 1700-1850
Swan, Susan B. Holt, Rinehart and Winston, New York, 1977.

Samplers & Embroidery, General Works

Ashton, Leigh. The Mayflower Press, Plymouth, 1926.

Catalogue of Embroideries: The Lady Lever Art Gallery
Brooke, Xanthe. Alan Sutton Publishing Inc., 1992.

Samplers From the Victoria and Albert Museum
Browne, Clare, and Jennifer Wearden. V & A Publications, London, 1999.

Samplers (The Shire Book)
Clabburn, Pamela. Shire Publications Ltd, Princes Risborough, 2nd edition,1998.

Colby, Averil. BT Batsford, London, 1964.

An Anonymous Woman Her Work Wrought In The 17th Century
Epstein, Kathy. Curious Work Press, 1992.

Miller's Samplers - How To Compare & Value
Huber, Stephen & Carol. London, United Kingdom. Octopus Publishing Group, 2002.

Samplers and Tapestry Embroideries
Huish, Marcus. Longmans, Green and Co, London, 1913.

Samplers, Fitzwilliam Museum Handbooks
Humphrey, Carol. Cambridge University, Cambridge, England, 1997.

Textile Conservation Advances in Practice
Lennard, Frances and Ewer, Patricia, editors. Elsevier Ltd., Oxford. 2010

Samplers: Five Centuries of a Gentle Craft
Sebba, Anna. Weidenfeld and Nicholson, London, 1979.

Art of Embroidery History of Style and Technique
Synge, Lanto. The Royal School of Needlework Antique Collectors' Club, Woodbridge, England, 2001.

Fairchild's Dictionary of Textiles, 7th Edition
Tortora, Phyllis G. and Merkel, Robert S. Fairchild Publications, New York, 1996.

Sampler Workbook Motifs & Patterns
Vincent, Caroline. A&C Black Publishers, Ltd. Great Britain. 2010

United Kingdom and European Samplers

Remember Now Thy Creator': Scottish Girls Sampler, 1700-1872
Tarrant, Naomi E A. Open Access e-Book 2022.

Mustert├╝cher - Stickmuster aus drei Jahrhunderten
Samplers and Designs: Three Centuries of European Samplers
Verlag, Leopold Stocker; Hundt, Irina; Mootz, Lorraine. Graz 2010. All proceeds from this book will go to the Grabau-Foundation Halle for the project "The Embroidered World".

Tokens of Love
Crellin, Vivian. The Sampler Guild, Maidenhead, Berkshire, 2006.

The Judith Hayle Samplers
Ehrman, Edwina. Needleprint.com. 2007.

British Embroidery: Curious Works from the Seventeenth Century
Epstein, Kathy. Curious Works Press and The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, Williamsburg, Virginia, 1998.

The Feller Needlework Collection Vols. 1 & 2
Feller, Elizabeth and Micheal. Needleprint, England. Vol. 1: 2011. Vol. 2: 2012. http://www.needleprintsociety.com/Needleprint%20Feller%20Collection%20I.html

British Samplers
Jones, Mary Eirwen. BT Batsford, London, 1988.

Imitation and Improvement. The Norfolk Sampler Tradition
Lukacher, Joanne Martin. Edited by Julie Buck and Becky de Vries-Wong. In the Company of Friends, Redmond, Washington, 2013 http://www.inthecompanyoffriends.com/Books.htm

Embroidery Motifs from Dutch Samplers
Meulenbelt-Nieuwburg, Albarta. H.J. W. Becht's Uitgeversmaatschappij b.v. Amerstadam. 1974. Translated by Patricia Wardle and Gillian Downing. Published in the U.K. by B.T. Batsford, Ltd. London. 1974.

The Goodheart Samplers
Phelan, Dorothy Bromiley; Hansson, Eva-Lotta; Holdsworth, Jacqueline. Needleprint, England. 2008

Patterns of Childhood
Quinton, Rebecca. The Herbert Press, London, 2005.

"Some Honest Worke in Hand...." English Samplers from the Seventeenth Century
Staples Epstein, Kathy, and Tinley, Lynn. Greenville, South Carolina, 2001.

Samplers in the European Tradition: Mustertuch, Merklap, Sampler, Dechado
Staples, Kathleen and Hogue, Margriet. Curious Works Press, Greenville, South Caroline. 2000. Prepared in conjunction with the exhibit Samplers in the European Tradition April 5 through April 12, 2000 at M. Finkel & Daughter, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Samplers from the Welsh Folk Museum Collection
Stevens, Christine. Gomer Press, Liandysul, Ceredigion, 1987

Historical Needlework: A Study of Influences in Scotland and Nothern England
Swain, Margaret H. Barrie and Jenkins, London, 1970.

Scottish Embroidery: Medieval to Modern
Swain, Margaret H. BT Batsford, London, 1986.

The Royal Scottish Museum Samplers
Tarrant, Naomi E.A. HMSO Press, Edinburgh, 1978.

Textile Treasures
Tarrant, Naomi E.A. NMS Publishing Limited, Edinburgh, 2001.