A Thread of Connection Mystery Story and Sampler Title

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A Thread of Connection is an 18th century-style sampler with a mystery story. Each chapter of the story coincides with the historically symbolic motifs of the sampler. Clues, hidden within both the sampler and the story, will be revealed during the workshop in order to discover the solution to the mystery.

After the death of Julie’s Grandmother, she and her father find an old sampler amongst Grandma’s personal belongings. The sampler leads Julie to discover the symbolism of the motifs worked in silk and with the help of these clues she uncovers her family history. Follow this sampler through time as it is passed down through the generations of a Scottish family that immigrated to Canada and settled in the West.

Finished Size: 15 3/4” x 21 1/2”
Fabric: 40c Lambswool Linen

Stitches Used: Double Running, Cross Stitch, Satin Stitch, Queen Stitch and Couching

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