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The beautiful Inspirations Magazine issue #115 | Primroses & Violets


 
My favourite needlework magazine—the world's most beautiful needlework—issue #115 is now on the shelves and on the way to all subscribers! It features my Primroses and Violets project that I think you will enjoy making, I hope you will have as much fun as I had!


What you will find in this issue...


In this issue, you will find exquisite projects using delicate textures and vibrant colours. Layers of colour and texture elevate the stitching experience and enhance the beauty of the projects in issue 115, with the use of raised embroidery techniques, cutwork, silk ribbon, wool threads, and translucent and hand-dyed fabrics with compelling surface embroidery.
 

 
 

This is my project in the magazine - Primroses and Violets, which is exclusively available from Inspirations (while stocks last) on their website here


You will learn step-by-step, the easy way, with detailed diagrams and photographs, how to make this gorgeous piece.
 

 
Don't you just love their photography?
 

 
A close-up view
 

 
Love this one!
 

 
 
 

 

Here are the details:


Layers of colour and texture elevate the stitching experience and enhance the beauty of the projects in issue 115,
with the use of raised embroidery techniques, cutwork, silk ribbon, wool threads, and translucent and hand-dyed
fabrics with compelling surface embroidery.
Also enjoy feature articles by Ansie van der Walt including: Connect with Stitch with Claire Wellesley-Smith,
Narratives in Cloth, and In Profile with Dr Elbe Coetsee.
 
PROJECTS:
Primroses & Violets by Di van Niekerk
Dimensional silk ribbon and layering techniques bring these sumptuous blooms to life.
Red Columbine by Trish Burr
Stunning presentation of a vibrant flower on translucent fabric.
Golden Moth Orchid by Alison Cole
Superb stumpwork study of a golden Australian orchid.
Sweet Stitches by Fumie Suzuki
Dainty drawstring pouch featuring exquisite Hedebo embroidery.
Blue-Breasted Fairy Wren by Renette Kumm
Colourful fairy wren depicted with threadpainting.
Floral Symphony by Laurence Lieblich
Pretty flowers worked with lustrous silk threads adorn this cushion.
Daffodils & Violas by Wendy Innes
Bright, spring flowers stitched with stumpwork, raised and surface embroidery.
Ophelia’s Fox by Phillipa Turnbull
Crewelwork panel of a red fox in his woodland territory.
SPECIFICATIONS:
RRP AU$17.95 | Dimensions: 297mm x 230mm | 92 pages, tear-out pattern sheet
RELEASE DATE:
21 July 2022
ISSN:
9771320461130-15
AVAILABLE AT:
inspirationsstudios.com
 

Love

Di


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