Sue Bakker

Founder member




Carpet

Carpet, design adapted from an 18th. century English needle-made carpet of c. 1740. Half cross and tent stitch with one strand of stranded embroidery cotton on 40 count silk gauze.
Actual size:
21cm (8 1/4") x 14cm (5 1/2")


60 count silk gauze.
Actual size:
3.8cm (1 1/2") x 4.7cm (2 5/8")


Design adapted from a detail of William Morris Forest tapestry of 1887. Silk thread on 60 count silk gauze.
Actual size:
4cm (1 9/16") x 6.5cm
(2 5/8")


Original design in Anchor silk thread on 60 count.
Actual size:
4cm (1 5/8") x 6cm (2 5/16").
First prize in the 1st. "World in Miniature" needlepoint competition.


Early 18th. century pole-screen insert design of a shepherdess, on 60 count silk gauze.
Actual size:
4cm (1 9/16") x 4cm.
First prize, Class II, in the 3rd. "World in Miniature" needlepoint competition.


Design from an 18th. century card table top. Silk thread on 60 count gauze.
Actual size:
6cm (2 3/8") x 5cm (1 7/8")


Pole screen, design taken from a mini glass mosaic in the British Museum c.1820.

Silk thread on 60 count gauze,
1/12 scale.



Pole screen detail.



Persian style carpet, an original design taken from historical sources.

Single strand of stranded embroidery cotton thread on 40 count silk gauze.