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Inspirations Issue 123 - Bright & Beautiful

Enjoy fabulous 3D projects in felt and goldwork as well as beautiful stumpwork, textural surface embroidery, a superb silk masterpiece and counted thread embroidery.


Available on back-order


Fall in love with a three-dimensional fairy penguin by new contributor Carolyn Stanton as well as a stunning goldwork piece by Hand and Lock Open Textile Art winner Hannah Mansfield.

Helen M. Stevens celebrates twenty years of projects in Inspirations magazine, and you’ll also enjoy superb stumpwork, surface, counted and silk ribbon embroidery designs.

Featured Projects

'Inspirations Issue 123' features the following projects:

  • Campanula & Butterflies by Di van Niekerk
    Botanical study enhanced with stumpwork and silk ribbon embroidery
  • Buttercups by Hannah Mansfield
    Exquisite goldwork brooch showcasing innovative techniques
  • Beautiful Budgies by Melissa Horton
    Cute pair of companionable budgerigars in surface embroidery
  • Floe the Fairy Penguin by Carolyn Stanton
    Fun doorstop in the form of a delightful, felt fairy penguin
  • Strawberry Feast by Anna Scott
    Gorgeous stumpwork strawberry plant with white blossoms and ripe berries
  • Bright Spark by Carol Mullan
    Linen covers for magnifying lamps with Nordic-style counted whitework
  • Changing Colour by Colleen Goy
    Richly coloured threadpainting depicting autumn leaves floating towards the ground
  • Greater Bird of Paradise by Helen M. Stevens
    Masterpiece utilising the wonderful characteristics of filament silk

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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Inspirations Magazine is published quarterly and features the world’s most beautiful needlework projects, showcased with gorgeous photography and complete with step-by-step instructions, detailed techniques and full sized tear-out pattern sheets.

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