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1999 Lifetime Achievement Award: Marion Scoular

Here are several samples of Marion's lovely embroidery. Click on the small picture below to see a larger image.

On Reflection...

Blackwork patterns, worked in DMC Stranded Cotton, Kreinik Blending Filament, and #4 Very Fine Braid on 22-count Hardanger.


Blackwork patterns worked with DMC Stranded Cotton and Floche on 22-count Hardanger. She is actually unbraiding her hair.

The Princess and The Pea

Primarily Blackwork patterns with a canopy of un-cut Hardanger.

Worked in DMC Stranded Cotton, #8 Perle Coton, #13 Perle Coton, and #4 Kreinik Fine Braid on 22-count Hardanger.

Marjorie's Poem

Stitched with Au Ver a Soie Silk and Caron Waterlilies on 40-count silk gauze. Encroaching Gobelin, French knots and tent stitch.

Winner of ANG's Tish Holland Award for Inventive use of a "found object." The seagull is from the inside of a sand dollar.

From the Simple to the Sublime

Simple Hemstitching, progressing to complex bands, interspersed with bands of reversible Blackwork patterns. Stitched with 35/2 linen thread on 26-count linen. Finished with a picot edging.

Individual Church Kneeler designed for Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, Clemson, South Carolina. Stitched with 3 strands of Appleton crewel wool on 14-count Zweigart canvas.

Dragonfly on Lilypad Leaf

Hardanger with linen thread -- 35/2 and 80/2 -- stitched on 22-count linen Hardanger. Needlelace patterns are incorporated with the needleweaving and picots. The dragonfly is added after the pad in completed.

Pulled Stitches Hummer

Eight different pulled stitch patterns chose to be appropriate for the shapes, outlined with outline and chain stitch. Stitched with 35/2 linen thread on 26-count linen fabric.

Flower Pots

Tray insert and mini-pull

Stitch on 25-count OOE congress cloth with DMC #5 and #8 Perle Coton and Caron Watercolours. Five needle-lace fillings, an interlaced border, embellish the Hardanger.

I've Got my Eye on You...

Blackwork patterns worked in DMC Stranded Cotton, Floche, and Kreinik #4 Very Fine Braid on 22-count Hardanger.

Common Denominator

Blackwork patterns, each incorporating an eyelet.

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