Heather Daveno

Heather Daveno hails from Seattle, Washington, where she works as an office manager by day and a self taught textile artisan by night. In her spare time she is a “hobby historian” and is currently researching the female side of her family history for a book she plans to write, titled: “The Matriarch Diaries.”

You can see her current textile projects at August Phoenix Mercantile and her travels at Daveno Travels.

The Galata Museo del Mare

Art Institute Chicago - The Armor Room

The Museum of Broadcast Communications

Museum of Science and Industry

An Afternoon at the Lanterna

Miniatures Room at the Art Institute

The Monroe Building & Pritzker Military Museum

Majorelle Gardens and the Musee Berbere

The Jewish Quarter in Cordoba, Spain

Bargello National Museum

The Alaskan Hotel, Juneau

Istanbul Museum of the History of Science and Technology in

The Ayasofya

The Museo Galileo

The Chapel of the Magi

Kasbah Amridil – a 17th century Moroccan citadel

The Palazzo Ducale (The Doge’s Palace)

The Basilica of Saint Marco

The Art of Fashion at the Bardini Villa

The Baptistery and the Gates of Paradise in Florence

The Accademia in Florence

The Topkapi Palace

Ibrahim Pasa Palace

Mezquita Cordoba

Museums in Bursa

Across Andalucia: Granada’s “Garden of the Architect”

The Alhambra

Royal Sites in Rabat


The World’s Oldest Working Library

The Ethnographic Museum in Chefchaouen, Morocco

Volubilis – an Outdoor Mosaic Museum

Atlas Film Studio

In Appreciation of Docents

Going Straight to Jail in 1900s Colorado

Children’s Things from 1900s Colorado

From Mule Train to Airplane – Transit in 1900s Colorado

Les Machines Project

Going to Press in Nantes

A Duchess Twice Queen and Her Castle Museum

What Two Museums Taught Me about Fashion and the Slave Trade in 18th Century France

The Verniverse – The Life and Times of Jules Verne

Cooling off with Automatons in France

Roman Saintes

A Collector of Saintes – The Dupuy Mestreau Museum

The Abbaye aux Dames

Henry’s Castle

Saint-Nazaire Cathedral

Rampart Museum and The List Circuit at Carcassonne

Getting Schooled at Carcassonne