Samplers of the Netherlands – or not!
Lecturer: Susan Greening Davis
Live Lecture Date: Saturday February 10, 2024 1PM Eastern
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Habsburg Netherlands, Dutch Republic, Batavian Republic, Kingdom of Holland, The Netherlands……so many names AND SO much needlework! From The Isle of Marken, Amsterdam, Black Samplers, and Friesland/Leeuwarden, to name a few. Darning, Stoplappen, Merklappen, and Stickmustertucher – Souvenir Sewing Rolls – such a wealth of samplers! The Dutch had very specific meanings for their motifs and what type of work was done in what region. Susan looks forward to sharing this with you.
Designer Susan Greening Davis is a Home and Garden Television Celebrity Guest, Awarded as a DMC International Teacher, The “Original Gadget Gal” and Independent Historical Needlework Researcher.
Susan Greening Davis is known as a needle artist/technician. She has had the pleasure of designing, and teaching, for shop owners, guilds, and events for the last 47, plus years. Susan studied her trade in Denmark, England, Italy, Ireland, Spain, Netherlands and Germany as well as with the Danish masters who have visited the United States to instruct.
Susan designs all of her creations – from start to the famous. “Self-finishing” is her forte. She stitches all of her creations as they come from her head, through her heart, and then the needle. After the correct fabric, fibers, stitches and finishing are completed the design is charted.