Dorothy Walker





"Topiary", own design using motifs from gardening magazines.

Silk thread on 84 count silk gauze, 1/24th scale.

First Prize Needlepoint, Daphne Turner Memorial Competitiion 2007.


"Egyptian Pastiche" - own design using ideas from The Grammer of Ornament.

Silk thread on 84 count silk gauze, 1/24th scale.


Chair seat, design adapted from part of a Persian carpet pattern.

Silk thread on 60 count silk gauze.


1 inch square cushion in or nue on 72 threads per inch black silk, using laid silver thread and coloured silk thread couching.

Mackintosh's "Glasgow Rose" is the design source.


Bedspread on 80 count Egyptian cotton. Pulled work on YLI 100# silk thread. Ayrshire work and fly stitch on YLI silk floss, 1 thread.

Design based on crazy patchwork.


Closeup of stitches.


Cushion worked in Portuguese White Work in the style of Guimaraes Embroidery, worked on 60 threads to inch white cotton using YLi silk thread.


Red Cranes worked in or nue 72 threads to the inch using machine embroidery threads size 50


Box. Lotus worked in or nue 72 threads to the inch, machine embroidery threads size 50.


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