The Sampler Company was formed in 1989 by best-selling author/designer Brenda Keyes.
Brenda, who originally trained in graphic design had a life-long interest in
embroidery, art and history.
The Sampler Company was founded in1989, when Brenda realised that
samplers were her all-abiding passion. And so began a small company
that has flourished and blossomed for over three decades.
To date Brenda has had seven books published and contributed to two
more. Her latest booklet – The Ultimate Sampler Motifs Source Book was
into reprint just months after being published.
She has designed for most of the leading needlecraft/craft publications
in the UK and abroad; featured in a craft video for DMC filmed at
Sudeley Castle; designed for DMC, and has one of her designs
'in residence' at Stafford High House.
She was named -
'The nation's favourite sampler designer.' (Needlecraft Magazine.)
& 'Undisputed sampler queen.' (Cross Stitcher.)
Her designs sell all over the world.