Inspirations #108 Out Now!

16th October 2020

With all that 2020 has thrown at each and every one of us, here at Inspirations we want to do our part to help end the year on a high.

As we get ready for the countdown to Christmas, we’ve produced what arguably may be the very best festive issue of Inspirations magazine yet, aptly themed Merry and Bright.

With a brilliant blend of festive designs and soulful artistic projects for any level of stitcher, Inspirations issue #108 is a standout.

Bringing you all the joy and cheer one expects to find in a Christmas issue of the world’s most beautiful needlework magazine, whatever it is that you love about Christmas, we’ve got it covered.

If it’s the gold, the glitter or the sparkle, then Natalie Dupuis’ Bright Baubles, worked in Or Nué is the perfect place to start.

Bright Baubles by Natalie Dupuis

Karen Newbrook is making her Inspirations magazine debut by sharing with us her glittering goldwork Dasher, leaping joyously from the fabric, while Cynthia Jackson’s beautiful Christmas decoration Peace Dove will bring peace, love, style and elegance to any Christmas tree fortunate enough to be adorned with this stunning piece.

Dasher by Karen Newbrook and Peace Dove by Cynthia Jackson

For those who adore the symbols of Christmas, you’ll be itching to stitch Trish Burr’s O, Tannenbaum, worked in her characteristic whitework with colour style. And capturing the very essence of the joy of the season is Nicola Jarvis’s Christmas Robin resplendent with holly leaves, berries and a regal golden crown.

O, Tannenbaum by Trish Burr and Christmas Robin by Nicola Jarvis

If Christmas to you means taking time to appreciate and enjoy the world around us, you’ll love Anna Scott’s Persian Bounty in this captivating study of a pomegranate plant and dragonfly. Or enjoy the fine detail of Victoria Laine’s Castle Keep worked in an array of canvas stitches.

Persian Bounty by Anna Scott and Castle Keep by Victoria Laine

Finally, we finish our collection of fabulousness from this issue with the perfect project to settle back and luxuriate in ourselves – Deborah Love’s eye pillow, worked in Deerfield and appropriately entitled Relax!.

Relax! by Deborah Love

With so much in this issue to enjoy, so many projects to stitch and with only 10 weeks until Christmas, do yourself a favour and let the Merry and Bright from Inspirations issue #108 shine into your life today.

Inspirations Issue 108

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