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About us

Virginie Lykins


My name is Virginie Lykins, I’m an independent student of historical needlework and founder of

I collect, preserve and do digital reproductions of antique patterns, my specialties are Berlin woolwork designs, Sajou and samplers.

"Never lose an opportunity of seeing anything beautiful, for beauty is God's handwriting." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

Laura Martin

Laura Martin is my youngest sister and one of the first person I turn to for counsel and advice in regard to Roland-designs, through the years she has contributed some original patterns, and graphic work.

Laura is a talented artist and studying to become a sommelier.

Didier Martin

My father Didier Martin is a talented artist and papermodels designer, he has provided some artwork, graphic designs, and inspiration for Roland-designs.

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