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Inspirations Issue 90



…the fabulous things you can do with embroidery! Need inspiration? Turn the pages of issue 90 to find enticing three dimensional work, a contemporary take on traditional styles of embroidery, and beautiful pieces that keep time-honoured techniques alive. Read about the fascinating work of a Parisian fan-maker, an interview with an embroidery artist, and Fine Cell Work – an organisation that utilises embroidery to help rebuild lives.

  • 3D – Julie Kniedl’s latest creation looks good enough to eat!
  • Crewel topped box – Susan Porter’s superb take on a much-loved style
  • Hedebo masterclass – exquisite sachet by Christine P. Bishop
  • Small Jacobean purse – a special place for your coins by Hazel Blomkamp
  • Goldwork bee – Alison Cole uses a variety of goldwork threads and techniques in this design
  • Elegant Hardanger – counted work table mat
  • Simply Stitched – whitework bag using candlewicking thread
  • Wall art – inspired by antique teacups, by Lesley Turpin-Delport and Nikki Delport-Wepener

Product Description

In issue 90

  • GARDEN FRESH by Julie Kniedl – Fabulous three-dimensional corn cob
  • SMALL CHANGE by Hazel Blomkamp – Charming coin purse with a vibrant Jacobean design
  • TULIP by Christine P. Bishop – We take you step-by-step through the divine needlelace designs for this beautiful Hedebo sachet
  • MODERN CREWEL by Susan Porter – Elegant crewel embroidery worked with glorious, over-dyed threads
  • HONEY BEE by Alison Cole – Gorgeous goldwork motif to frame
  • RESTING PLACE by Kim Beamish – Enjoy counted work with this graceful Hardanger design
  • TEA FOR TWO by Lesley Turpin-Delport and Nikki Delport-Wepener – Relax with a cup of tea or two, delightfully worked with surface embroidery
  • BLOSSOM by Gary Clarke – Small, zipped bag stitched with a single flower from a stunning repeating design


  • MEET Julie Kniedl
  • MEET Alison Cole
  • WORLD OF EMBROIDERY Parisian fan-maker Sylvain Le Guen
  • IN PROFILE Mical Aloni
  • MAKING A DIFFERENCE Fine Cell Work utilises stitching to help rebuild lives

Additional Information

Weight .450 kg
Dimensions 29.7 x 23 x .75 cm


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