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Inspirations Issue 82 - Taking Flight

Discover beautiful birds and butterflies to embroider.


There are fantastic projects for making embroidery a decorative feature in your home and superb gifts for a special someone. Readers will delight in the beautiful photography, needlework news and stories from the world of textiles and embroidery.

Featured Projects

'Inspirations Issue 82' features the following projects:

  • Ruling the Roost  by Louise Spriggs
    Charming linen cushion with colourful felt applique and simple stitching
  • Fragile Beauty  by Trish Burr
    Superb thread painted butterflies stitched onto a needlebook and bookmark
  • Sweet Violets by Susan Porter
    An exquisite spray of stumpwork violets
  • Bluebird  by Nicola Jarvis
    Cheeky bird filled with William Morris inspired floral patterns
  • Rock-a-Bye by Nancy Lee
    Cosy blanket and bib with cute rocking horse design
  • Chosen One by Anna Scott
    Elegant satin stitch initial stitched onto a wooden pot lid
  • Perfect Palette by Di Kirchner
    Crewel work cushions with a choice of coloured or black and white designs
  • Dans Mon Jardin by Taetia McEwen
    Two whimsical wall panels embroidered with shaded silk threads
  • Chanticleer  by Patricia Girolami
    Delightful punto antico linen sachet

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