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Inspirations Issue 43 - Exotic

Exotic animals, exotic flora and exotic needlework combine for a truly exotic issue.


Inspirations Issue 43 – we have definitely catered for animal lovers in this issue with the camel Helen Stevens’ wondrous peacock, ‘Bird of Paradise’ and the fantastic cat blanket ‘Best Friends’. Contributors include Helen M Stevens, Julie Graue, Jenny McWhinney, Helen Hardman, Lesley Turpin-Delport, Tania Berlin, Anna Scott and Carolyn Pearce.

Featured Projects

'Inspirations Issue 43' features the following projects:

  • Bird of Paradise by Helen M Stevens
    Glorious peacock worked in silk and gold threads
  • First Blush by Julie Graue
    Elegant silk needlecase
  • Sahara by Jenny McWhinney
    Exotic camel blanket
  • Best Friends by Helen Hardman
    Irresistible stumpwork cats
  • Belle Fraise by Lesley Turpin-Delport
    Stunning wild strawberry
  • Fil d’Or by Tanja Berlin
    Perfection in goldwork
  • Penny Squares by Anna Scott
    Charming redwork sachet
  • Gilded Rose by Carolyn Pearce
    Exquisite ribbon embroidered pot

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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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