Inspirations - Embroidery Magazine from Australia, Issue#109, Natural Color
Inspirations issue #109, year of publishing: 2021.
In this issue, we celebrate the natural world in stitch with fabulous projects inspired by Australian flora and fauna created by premier threadpainting designers Trish Burr, Jenny McWhinney and, new contributor, Emillie Ferris, along with beautiful wildflowers showcased with gleaming silk embroidery by Helen M. Stevens.
Three-dimensional and crewel embroidery also feature, plus a Hardanger design perfect for beginners and a unique, history-inspired needlework set in delicate whitework.
Wonderful projects ideal for decorating your home and creating perfect gifts for those you treasure. Published by Insprations Studios, Australia.
The projects are:
Arcadia by Brenda SortwellOrnate bird and foliage using the fabulous traditions of Jacobean crewel embroidery
Mind Games by Kim BeamishWhitework table mat or cushion front worked with Hardanger embroidery
Aetna's Bouquet by Helen M. StevensSignature silk embroidery celebrating wildflowers from the fenlands of England
Hello Possum! by Jenny McWhinneyCuddly blanket with a cute possum amongst gum blossoms and a matching carry bag
Helena Gum Moth by Emillie FerrisThe gentle colours of this large Australian moth are showcased in threadpainting
The Great Charter by Mike ParrInspired by the Magna Carta, a kingly monogram in whitework embellishes a needlebook and scissor fob
Pretty in Pink by Trish BurrAn Australian rose robin resting on a splendid magnolia depicted in threadpainting
Remember by Philippa ToddElegant three-dimensional poppy that can be worn as a brooch
This magazine also include 3 interesting articles.
Dimentions: 9'x 11 3/4", 98 pages+ a liftout pattern sheet with full size templates.
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.
This magazine is a wonderful exercise in embroidery excellence! Have it and enjoy stitching!