Works: Part 1 Needlework

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Two sets of wedding pillowcases, made by Sharon from white linen and cross-stitched after the manner of Pennsylvania German show-towels with symbolic representations of love, beauty, fruitfulness, and devotion.



A full set of bed-hangings, made for the Colonial Pennsylvania Plantation. These bed-hangings are of Scalamandre reproduction indigo-resist-dyed linen, bound with navy blue "ferret", and are completely hand-sewn.



Embroidered waistcoat, worked in silk thread on silk peau de soie.



Detail of embroidered waistcoat.



A tent-stitch "fishing lady" picture, based on one at the Boston Museum of Fine Arts. A private commission, it's worked in over 70 colors of naturally dyed yarn!



Bible cover in flamestitch, after one in Winterthur collections worked by Sharon in yarns all natural dyed by herself.



Chairseat in needlepoint, after one in the Chester County Historical Society.



Chairseat in needlepoint, after one in the Boston Museum of Fine Arts.



Chairseat in needlepoint, after a 17th Century piece in the Victoria and Albert Museum.



Pole screen worked in flame-stitch, the carnation design after a wallet in the Winterthur Collection. All the yarns were natural-dyed by Sharon.





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