Artist, author and teacher Eileen Bennett is a recognized expert in the art of sampler stitching. Eileen is a much sought-after needlecraft instructor in the United States and abroad for her encyclopedic knowledge of historic embroideries.
She is the author of seven books, including the two-volume A Note Book of Sampler Stitches, The Red Book of Sampler Stitches and A Note Book of Pulled Thread Stitches, that embroiderers routinely turn to for well-documented, historically accurate stitches. Eileen's designs are noteworthy for their authenticity and are much-admired for their comprehensive, easy-to-follow instructions and diagrams.
Eileen has sold over 500,000 leaflets since opening her company, The Sampler House, in 1984. A member of The Embroiderers' Guild of America, Eileen has spent numerous years researching antique samplers and creating designs to offer today's stitcher that include both a challenging counted thread experience and a relaxing cross-stitched project.For additional information on Eileen's books, designs or classes, visit her website: www.TheSamplerHouse.net.