New Book on D.C. Embroidery: Pre-order Now (note: corrected price)

Sampler enthusiasts will be looking forward to the publication of Columbia’s Daughters: Girlhood Embroidery from the District of Columbia, authored by Dr. Gloria Seaman Allen.  The book is being published through a collaboration of the Chesapeake Book Company and the Sampler Consortium.

Susan P. Schoelwer, Curator,  George Washington’s Mount Vernon Estate, Museum & Gardens, has written a review of the book, which begins: “Columbia’s Daughters provides a rich and rewarding view of a fascinating but as yet under-studied center of girlhood education and embroidery production – the District of Columbia.”  Read the rest of her review here:

Cloth bound, 8.5 x 11 inches, 288 pages
$65.00 retail  + postage

Questions and ordering information, contact:

Gloria Seaman Allen
6201 Swan Creek Road
Rock Hall, MD  21661



The Loudoun Sampler Guild is a group of sampler enthusiasts based in northern Virginia. We meet monthly for lectures, needlework classes and workshops, and field trips.

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