Printed Book

The Handpicked Collection 2

The second collection of Handpicked projects, now curated into a book.

PLEASE NOTE: This book is currently available for pre-order, and will be shipped in September. Any products purchased in the same transaction as The Handpicked Collection 2 will not be despatched until the book is released.


Available on back-order


For the first time ever, 12 original Handpicked projects are now available in book format.

Previously released as individual patterns, these 12 stunning projects are now available in book format.

Each project is superbly presented with detailed photography and step-by-step instructions to guide you through the process of re-creating each design.

Featured Projects

'The Handpicked Collection 2' features the following projects:

  • April Flowers by Di van Niekerk
    A beautiful bouquet of wildflowers worked over a printed background using hand-painted silk ribbons
  • Mandala Magic by Laurence Lieblich
    A spectacular, floral mandala in gentle shades of green and blue
  • Bumblebee by Trish Burr
    A striking bumblebee, worked in Trish's unique ‘Whitework with Colour’ technique
  • Treasure by Margaret Lee
    Card wallet embellished with sparkling beads
  • Winter's Frost by Wendy Innes
    A sparkling Christmas bouquet of poinsettia and mistleto
  • Victorian Christmas by Kim Beamish
    A set of pretty sewing accessories embellished with delicate pulled thread work and festive holly
  • In a Country Garden by Lorna Bateman
    A charming trio of scissor sheath, needle minder and scissor stand sprinkled with dainty flowers
  • Vivace by Di Kirchner
    A superb silk box resplendant with colourful flowers and tiny insects
  • Ladybird, Ladybird by Trish Burr
    A superb study of a ladybird, worked with stranded cotton onto fine white linen
  • Elizabeth in Repose by Betsy Morgan
    An unusual vertical band sampler featuring a variety of classic motifs
  • Aquile by Maria Rita Faleri
    An ancient symbol, worked with ivory thread onto natural linen, to create a wonderfully contemporary cushion cover
  • Poinsettia Heart by Lorna Bateman
    Heart-shaped ornament embellished with silk ribbon flowers and beading

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.

Additional Information

  • Product Type
  • Designer
    Inspirations Studios
  • ISBN
  • Dimensions
    29.7L × 23W × 1.5H (cm)
  • Weight

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