Making the museum's unique collection of 18th and 19th century samplers accessible to the public is a labour of love for Mrs Foreman, who is now a skilled needlewoman .
an experienced needlewoman
She was a needlewoman , aged twenty-two, in the sixth month of her first pregnancy.
A large part of his limited production is a celebration, in her many guises, of the industrious bourgeois mother: as mentor, minister, governess, purveyor, nurse, needlewoman and handmaid to her children.
The needlewoman 's workbasket holds further associations with home, hearth, mothering and goodly housewifery.
Socialist affiliations are recorded in the memoirs of the stone-mason Nadaud, the draughtsman Perdiguier and Suzanne Voilquin, who was a needlewoman .
The footman accuses the cook, she accuses the needlewoman , and the latter accuses the other two.
Daughters of affluent parents had the option of taking advanced instruction from an expert needlewoman capable of teaching many of the diverse branches of needlework.
The schoolgirls were attending the first of two 10-day courses arranged by the firm to introduce the needlewoman of the future to the art of mechanical sewing.
My mother was an excellent needlewoman and, ever since I was little, I had been brought up with it.