A bilingual introduction to the tradition of creating samplers in Wales over the past 300 years. For centuries, producing a sampler of stitches on canvas was a popular pastime. From the wide variety of styles represented here, you will learn all about the particular features of Welsh samplers. Includes interesting facts about samplers and the people who made them.
Chris S. Stephens has been a successful headteacher in West Wales, an English lecturer at Trinity College, Carmarthen, and an officer at the Welsh Joint Education Council. He works now works as a freelance children's writer and literacy advisor. Eleri Davies is a retired Welsh teacher and has an avid interest in Welsh culture and heritage.