Inspirations - Embroidery Magazine from Australia, Issue #119, Stitching Stories

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Inspirations Studios say about this issue: "Beautiful flowers to stitch in a fabulous array of colors and techniques." 

"Become immersed in beautiful florals in a range of dimensions and techniques, from exquisite silk ribbon embroidery and raised techniques to lace-like deruta sfilato and detailed surface stitching, utilising a kaleidoscopic palette of threads.

Featured Projects

'Inspirations Issue 119' features the following projects:

  • Myosotis by Di van Niekerk
    Pretty silk ribbon forget-me-not flowers delicately framed with metallic threads and beads
  • Fiori by Maria Elide Melani
    A flower meadow captured in a table mat worked in Deruta Sfilato
  • Hydrangea by Ana Mallah
    Beautifully shaded stem of hydrangea featuring stumpwork petals and beads
  • The Blue Bead by Tatiana Popova
    A flowing design utilising a wonderful variety of stitches inspired by a magical children’s story
  • Nature’s Delight by Colleen Goy
    Scrolling stems filled with flowers and pollinating visitors in a symphony of colour
  • Terrazzo by Christine P. Bishop
    Highly textured, counted thread mat evoking an arrangement of Italian patterned floor tiles from the 15th century
  • Littleleaf Sensitive Briar by Katherine Diuguid
    Botanical stem with a selection of goldwork techniques to enhance the foliage and flowers
  • Summerberry by Taetia McEwen
    A summer garland in soft, shimmering shades of silk, beads, sequins and metallic mesh ribbon"

All the techniques are presented in step-by step fashion with detailed descriptions of materials, how-tos, and all the steps, accompanied by close-up highest quality pictures. See examples on photos. Also, a liftout pattern sheet with full scale templates is included. 98 pages.

This magazine is a wonderful exercise in embroidery excellence! Have it and enjoy stitching!