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Inspirations Issue 96 - Festive Fun

We’ve packed this issue with treats for the festive season and beyond that will be fun to stitch, a pleasure to give and a joy to receive.


Choose from counted work, whitework, surface embroidery and stumpwork, and even try your hand at cartonnage with detailed instructions for making a special trinket box. Learn new techniques with the help of diagrams, step-by-step photographs and detailed how-to instructions.

Featured Projects

'Inspirations Issue 96' features the following projects:

  • The Bobbin Tree by Jenny McWhinney
    Delightful project bag featuring a bunny 'harvesting' threads
  • Festive Fruit by Denise Forsyth
    Fabulous Strawberries made form linen textured with pulled thread embroidery
  • Season's Greetings by Ana Mallah
    Four gorgeous ornaments to stitch for Christmas
  • Nöel by Barbara Kershaw
    Superb whitework Christmas stocking with Schwalm embroidery
  • Can't See the Forest  by Betsy Morgan
    Enchanting counted thread box with matching scissor fob
  • A Partridge in a Pear Tree by Trish Burr
    A new Christmas design from Trish Burr in her 'whitework with colour' style
  • Simple Stitches by Chloe Redfern
    Fun and vibrant designs to display in a small hoop
  • Timeless Treasure  by Mary Jo Hiney
    Learn cartonnage techniques with this beautiful hexagonal box

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