Juliet BlakeFounder member
Adapted from a Readicut design. Piper's silk thread on 112 count silk gauze. Second prize in the 2nd. "World in Miniature" needlepoint competition.
Actual size 23mm w.(15/16") x 21mm h.(13/16").
54 count silk gauze. First prize in Class I, 3rd. "World in Miniature" needlepoint competition.
Fred the Gardener wears an Aran jumper knitted on no.23/24 knitting needles using polyester sewing thread. Doll by Ann Crompton. 1/12th.scale. (140mm - 5 1/2" tall)
Fairisle pullovers knitted on no. 23/24 knitting needles (made from piano wire) using polyester sewing thread. Designs adapted from full size patterns. To fit a 14cm (5 1/2") doll.
Adapted from a Victorian original, an evening purse in Piper's silk thread on 112 count silk gauze. 1/12th. scale. First prize in Class III, 3rd. "World in Miniature" needlepoint competition.
Actual size 15mm w.(9/16") x 16mm h.(5/8") each.
King Charles Spaniel
design from a Staffordshire pottery original. Piper's silk thread on 140 count silk gauze. The dog measures just 2cm (13/16") high.
Cross stitch motif and tent stitch background in silk thread on 72 count silk gauze. Actual size: from top to toe, 4cm (1 5/8")
Stool top in Piper's silk on 84 count silk gauze. Actual size: 3.4cm (1 5/16") x 1.9cm (3/4")
Stool top, detail from one in Hardwick Hall. Tent stitch in silk thread on 72 count silk gauze. Actual size:5.5cm (2 1/8") x 2.5cm (1")
Traditional Shetland shawl in 1/12 scale. Honiton lace cotton thread on size 24 needles. Pattern adapted from Paton's book of Shetland titches.
Detail of Shetland shawl.