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Inspirations Issue 95



Inspirations issue 95 showcases an eclectic mix of embroidery techniques including Japanese-style beading, blackwork, stumpwork, threadpainting and crewel embroidery. We also feature the winning entry from our needlework competition – a captured moment in a meadow garden. Enjoy the visual feast of fabulous close-up photos of each project along with detailed sequences of stitches making each design accessible to beginner and experienced stitchers.

  • Enchanting stumpwork – Grand Prize winner
  • Japanese-style beading by Margaret Lee – a case for  our stitching tools.
  • Superb rose study in blackwork
  • Threadpainted African bird with colourful plumage in lilac and turquoise
  • Crewel embroidered bag for wine or portable lamp
  • Unique necessaire embellished with pretty surface embroidery
  • Silk ribbon embroidered cottage garden

Product Description

In issue 95

  • Enchanted Forest by Zinaida Kazban The stumpwork world of a curious bunny
  • Savanna Glory by Renette Kumm Stunning threadpainted lilac-breasted roller
  • Hanabatake by Margaret Lee Dazzling zippered case with Japanese-style bead embroidery
  • Strawberry Fayre by Carolyn Pearce Fabulous heart-shaped necessaire with pretty surface embroidery
  • Black Beauty by Victoria Laine Elegant rose in shaded blackwork
  • Late Harvest by Anna Scott – Crewel embroidered bag perfect for a bottle of wine or a portable lamp
  • My Cottage Garden by Lora Bateman Silk ribbons and cotton threads create a charming garden scene

COMMUNITY: Mindful stitching
WORLD OF EMBROIDERY: May Morris art and life
IN PROFILE: Drawing from nature: Chloe Giordano’s captivating work

Step by Step Instructions for the following:

  • Alternating half-hitch chain
  • Bead forget-me-not
  • Cable plait stitch
  • Chained feather stitch
  • Cinqe point de Venise edging
  • Knotted intersection stitch
  • Knotted pearl stitch
  • Vandyke stitch
  • Tied wheatear stitch
  • Battlement couching
  • Chain stitch-back stitch combination
  • Whipped spiderweb
  • Double cast-on stitch

Stunning photography
Detailed diagrams and step-by-step instructions
Full size patterns

Additional Information

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


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