For additional fees, girls at the school could take lessons in embroidery plain and fancy needlework , or oil painting on velvet.
This instruction was only at elementary level, defined as being the 3Rs and practical subjects such as needlework and woodwork.
These items were joined by donations of needlework , silhouettes, mirrors, and other decorative arts by her daughters.
This rare early Philadelphia needlework was included in the important exhibition entitled American Rococo, first held at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City in 1992.
Mrs. Zurndorfer specializes in needlework
They admire crazy quilts for their glorious colors and fancy needlework , log cabin quilts for the numerous variations on a familiar theme, and Baltimore album quilts for their fine stitching.
Literally hundreds of crafters will show their skills in everything from fine needlework and pottery, to jewellery, woodwork, pressed flowers and doll making.
A sewing group specialising in cross-stitch, embroidery, quilting and needlework meets on Mondays from 11 am to midday.
In addition to darning and plain sewing, she provided instruction in fancy needlework , tambouring, and embroidery in silk and worsted.
There was a full entry in all of the elements, with some beautiful paintings on display in oils, and acrylics, together with needlework , flower arrangements and other crafts.