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Inspirations Issue 80 - 20 Years of Exquisite Embroidery

Inspirations is celebrating 20 years of the world’s most beautiful embroidery with a fabulous, new look.


For this special anniversary issue we have gathered 15 projects for you, all from much-loved Australian contributors. From super easy and quick to make, to something more challenging, you will love the variety of things to make.

Featured Projects

'Inspirations Issue 80' features the following projects:

  • Minaudière by Susan O'Connor
    A very special bag for a special evening
  • Summer Dancer by Jane Nicholas
    Exquisite treasure pot with elegant raised embroidery
  • Night Owl by Jane Kerton
    Super cute blanket and cushion set with a family of hooting owls
  • Waratah by Jennifer Kennedy
    Charming redwork pinwheel or ornament worked in easy stitches
  • Abundant Riches by Margaret Light
    Stunning jewellery roll with a lavish design of exotic blooms in rich colours
  • Little Details by Julie Graue
    Sweet, personalised coat hangers for little babies
  • Snowberry by Yvette Stanton
    Quirky biscornu forms the perfect backdrop of highly textured whitework
  • Spice of Life by Alison Snepp
    Alison Snepp Delightful purse inspired by traditional embroidery from the Punjab region
  • Hanging Around by Jenny McWhinney
    This pair of gorgeous Christmas stockings is perfect for this year's sweet surprises
  • Christmas3 by Christine P. Bishop
    A charming set of miniature needlepoint ornaments for your Christmas tree
  • Precious Gold by Alison Cole
    Glistening golden threads and beads add sparkle to the festive season

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