1897 schoolhouse samplers

Events & Presentations






near and far

Upcoming Presentations & Events

it is a joy to share the collection with you!

2022 Needle Arts Fair

TENTATIVE

Saturday, October 1, 2022
Presented by the Cataraqui Guild of Needle Arts
KINGSTON, ONTARIO
CANADA

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Glengarry Pioneer Museum

War of 1812 Living History Weekend

Friday, September 23, 2022
Saturday, September 24, 2022

Travel Back in time for the annual 1812 Living History Weekend.

You will get glimpses of early life in Upper Canada as the buildings and grounds become animated with costumed interpreters and reenactors. Fun for the whole family!

Come interact with members of the local Glengarry Light Infantry Fencibles re-enacting group and other re-enactors.

The weekend will feature various heritage trade demonstrations as well as local artisan vendors.

Visitors are welcome to bring their own picnic, but food will be available for purchase on site. 

To reduce traffic at entrances, we are encouraging guests to purchase their tickets online. Cash, debit and credit will still be accepted at the gates. We can't wait to see you!

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DUNVEGAN, ONTARIO
CANADA

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2023 Nashville Needlework Market

Friday, March 3 to            Sunday, March 5, 2023

You will find me sharing suite 425 on the fourth floor with Barbara Hutson of Queenstown Sampler Designs!!

I am so happy and extend my sincere thanks to Barbara for her generous support and offer to share her suite for my first market!!  

Presented by Needlework Retailer
Nashville, Tenessee
united states

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2023 Stitch North Retreat

APPLICATION DECISION PENDING

Friday, April 28 to                Sunday, April 30, 2023

I am currently awaiting the outcome of my application to attend the April 2023 Stitch North Retreat as a vendor and have high hopes that a spot will be made available for me

Presented by Evertote
burlington, ontario
canada

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Primitive Needlearts Primer

October 4 - 6, 2023

A Retreat Celebrating Primitive Style Needlearts

Join us for a weekend retreat featuring all things prim! Hosted by Hobby House Needleworks, Hobby House Wool Works, Prims On Greenway, and Under the Woolen Willow.

Date: October 4 - 6, 2023

Location: Woodcliff Hotel & Spa ~ Fairport, NY

Cost: Contact Hobby House Needleworks - use link below

Classes will be conducted by Kathy Barrick and Liz Mathews - Punch Needle & Cross Stitch, Maggie Bonanami - Wool Applique, Teresa Miller of Teresa's Prim Treasures - Embroidery, Beth Seal of Summer House Stitche Workes - Cross Stitch, and Lianne van Leyen of 1897 Schoolhouse Samplers - Cross Stitch.

Included in the price of the retreat are two classes and you may elect up to two more at an additional cost, based on availability. Class sizes are limited and will be filled on a first come, first served basis.

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Stay tuned for some more exciting news!!

TBD

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near and far

Past Presentations & Events

it is a joy to share the collection with you!

Needlework Expo

Saturday, August 27 to    Sunday, August 29, 2022

A virtual wholesale market for the cross stitch trade

VIRTUAL

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Glengarry Pioneer Museum

Stitch in Time

Saturday, July 23, 2022

Enjoy special exhibits of clothing, quilts, and other textiles from the museum collection, as well as see demonstrators and textile vendors.  Spinning, weaving, knitting, quilting, rug hooking, rug braiding, clothing and professional costuming will all be represented. 
Demonstrations, Guest Speakers, Textile Vendors, Children's activity - felting wool and scavenger hunt, Drop Spindle competition, Food available onsite

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DUNVEGAN, ONTARIO
CANADA

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Knowledge & Needles

Saturday, May 7, 2022
Nashville Spring Open House
featured designer

BRIGHTON, ONTARIO

CANADA

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Northumberland Hills Stitchery Guild

April 26, 2022
Antique sampler presentation and show via Zoom
cobourg, ontario
CANADA

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Trillium Embroidery Guild

April 20, 2022
Antique sampler presentation and show via Zoom
whitby, ontario
CANADA

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Sampler Guild of the Rockies

April 8 to 10, 2022
2022 Seminar
presenting designer featuring two bespoke sampler reproduction patterns
Antique sampler and antique needlework tools presentations and show via Zoom
denver, colorado
usa

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Sampler Guild of the Rockies

June 26, 2021
The Blooms, bees and berries retreat
PRESENTING DESIGNER FEATURING one BESPOKE SAMPLER REPRODUCTION PATTERN
Antique sampler  presentation and show via Zoom
denver, colorado
usa

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Lakeshore Creative  Stitchery Guild

October 5, 2020
Antique sampler presentation and show via Zoom
POINTE-CLAIRE, QUEBEC
CANADA

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2019 Needle Arts Fair

October 5, 2020
CANCELLED due to Covid-19
Needlecrafts Handed Down 
Antique sampler presentation and show
Presented by the Cataraqui Guild of Needle Arts
KINGSTON, ONTARIO
CANADA

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Lakeshore Creative  Stitchery Guild

March 23, 2020
CANCELLED due to Covid-19  
To be rescheduled
Antique sampler presentation and show
POINTE-CLAIRE, QUEBEC
CANADA

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1000 Islands History Museum

March 6, 2020
Cataraqui Guild of Needle Arts
Antique sampler presentation and show
Gananoque, Ontario
Canada

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Toronto Guild of Stitchery

January 2, 2020
Antique sampler presentation and show
Toronto, Ontario
Canada

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2019 Needle Arts Fair

October 5, 2019
Needlecrafts Handed Down
Antique sampler presentation and show
Presented by the Cataraqui Guild of Needle Arts
Kingston, Ontario
Canada

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2019 Needle Arts Fair

October 5, 2018
Needlecrafts Handed Down
Fair vendor
Presented by the Cataraqui Guild of Needle Arts
Kingston, Ontario
Canada

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Cataraqui Guild of Needle Arts

June 18, 2018
Antique sampler presentation and show
Kingston, Ontario
Canada

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Knowledge & Needles

May 5, 2018
Launch of 1897 Schoolhouse Samplers during Spring Open House
brighton, Ontario
Canada

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2018 Needle Arts Fair

September 29, 2018
Everybody Stitches 
Fair vendor
Presented by the Cataraqui Guild of Needle Arts
Kingston, Ontario
Canada

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Ottawa Valley Guild of Stitchery

December 6, 2017
Antique sampler presentation and show
ottawa, Ontario
Canada

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