Alison Larkin

Cushion with bird

Mulberry Extra-fine silk thread (split) on silk satin. Design from "The Anchor Book of Crewelwork"


Regency style quilt: "Bird of Paradise". Silk with split thread silk embroidery.

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Blackwork cushion

Leon Conrad Ebony Collection thread on 96 count cotton batiste.

Cradle cover

"Tree of life" design. Split silk thread on ivory silk. From a piece in the Middleton Collection, Nottingham Museum of Costume and Textiles.