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The Attic, Part I

What a wonderfully perfect time I had at The Attic's 2012 Sampler Symposium! It has always been a dream of mine to visit this sampler oasis in the desert, so when Jean invited me to present a workshop there, I couldn't email my RSPV fast enough.

For those of you who have never had the pleasure of being there in person, here is a glimpse of what the shop looks like…

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Tracy Riffle  of Hands to Work fell in love with this one, by Midsummer Night's Designs…

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Everywhere you look, you can find samplers with their Attic silk conversions next to them…

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I love the details around the shop…

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This is My Handworke, stitched by Jean on 45 count!

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Half of The Scarlett House's Hannah Tingey, up close (one of my favorites)…

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More samplers…

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This one is by Threads of Gold…

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This was the shop's gorgeous collection of sampler books, right behind a rack of Scarlet Letter charts…

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And there was the most beautiful collection of fibers, everywhere one looked! To the east…

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To the west…

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The the south…

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And to the north…

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Another sweet design by The Scarlett House (this is Maddie Button)…

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Here's another look at Sarah Munday, pictured above…

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And still more samplers…

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Here's a very small fraction of The Attic's gorgeous moulding selection…

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I'll close with a photo of a sweet little bird, but I'll be back tomorrow with more photos from the shop and the Symposium. I hope you enjoyed this virtual tour so far!

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I'm off to stitch my guts out now. 😉

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