Table of Contents

Page 4 quarterly Notes

Page 5 Solomon’s Temple Samplers:  An Expression of Shared Ideals – An examiniation of samplers featuring various embroidered depictions of Solomon’s Temple in British and American needlework

Page 13   1846 Margaret Jane Leadbitter Sampler

Page 25 1879 Christmas Needlebook

Page 28 Sewing Sets & Boxes, Part 2:  Gold Encased in Ivory

Page 34   1830 Margaret Ann Klinedienst Sampler – A trailing border of roses surrounds a bountiful basket of flowers in Margaret Ann Klinedienst’s sampler, which combines traditional cross stitch with elongated crosses and textured satin stitches.

Page 42   Embroidered Maps from Alexandria:  Distric of Columbia – A look at embroidered maps of the “Plan of the City of Washington” stitched by students in Alexandria, Virginia in the late 18th and early 19th centuries.