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Inspirations Issue 117 - Full Bloom

Make beautiful three-dimensional flowers and explore Schwalm whitework, crewel and surface embroidery, and a variety of counted thread techniques.



Create stunning, three-dimensional pieces using stumpwork techniques and explore the possibilities of pattern and texture with pulled thread, withdrawn thread and Schwalm embroidery.

Enjoy sophisticated combinations of trellis couching and needlelace combinations, and delight your senses by working with soft, colourful wool threads.

Featured Projects

'Inspirations Issue 117' features the following projects:

  • Off the Hook by Susan O'Connor
    Paperweights featuring fully dressed fishing flies in surface embroidery
  • Rose & Daisies by Ana Mallah
    Stunning garden flowers in three-dimensional embroidery
  • Between the Lines by Deborah Love
    Lavender sachet utilising a selection of withdrawn thread techniques
  • The Queen's Pomegranate by Kathy Andrews
    Cushion with a regal pomegranate in crewel embroidery
  • Good Morning by Kim Beamish
    Pretty table mat featuring pulled thread embroidery
  • Rich Harvest by Di Kirchner
    Pincushion with colourful crewel and Bargello designs
  • From the Heart by Luzine Happel
    Large cushion showcasing beautiful Schwalm whitework on natural linen
  • Rare Bloom by Hazel Blomkamp
    Ornate flower combining surface embroidery and needlelace

Shipping Time

Please allow 7-14 days for orders placed within Australia and 3-4 weeks for international deliveries. Orders containing a backorder item will be sent as soon as the backorder item is in stock.

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