Preserving our needlework heritage

About us

Hi ! My name is Virginie Lykins, I am French. My husband and I share a passion for antiques, and classic books, we live in Norway.

 I'm  a cross stitch, crochet enthusiast, and collector of needlework patterns, books, samplers,  and all things Victorian.

 Roland-Designs was founded in September 2008, and named after our first son - Roland.

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 an independent art student.

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.