Sarah Mitchell Needlework

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Embroidery, beadwork, lace, crochet, costume and needlework publications

Administrative / Biographical History

Sarah Mitchell had a City and Guilds qualification in needlework and taught embroidery, beadwork and other forms of needlework. She was a member of the Berwick branch of the Embroiderers Guild. In addition to creating beautiful needlework she also collected antique and contemporary forms of beadwork, lace and embroidery. She died in 2010.

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is available for consultation by appointment at the Scottish Borders Campus, Galashiels

Other Finding Aids

Computerised finding aid with images is availalble on-line and in the search room

Archivist's Note

Description created by Helen Taylor, Archivist, Heriot-Watt University

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