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Blog > Dreamscapes

A poster of the new Dreamscapes designs

Hi stitching world, I have made a poster of the new Dreamscapes 2021 designs.  You may wish to download it and refer to it at your leisure or forward on to a friend who loves embroidery.These are the beautiful new printed fabric panels for all kinds of creative embroidery and silk ribbon embroidery. If you like, you could incorporate stumpwork in some of these as well!You are welcome to...

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Oranges-and-Bougainvillea (A3 Large) embroidery panel

  Oranges-and-Bougainvillea …   This lovely, large-size design by the gifted artist: Sharon Maia Wilson, is printed onto a pure cotton cloth and is ready for you to embroider.   Approximate size of design A3: 34.92cm x 29cm (13.75 inches x 11.42 inches)   The image is printed onto a very large 100% cotton cloth (60 x 60 cm or 23 x 23 inches) which is large enough to...

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Oranges-and-Bougainvillea complete kit

  Oranges-and-Bougainvillea complete kit   I am pleased to tell you that Oranges-and-Bougainvillea is now available in kit form.    Click on the image to enlarge.     ..and the embroidered piece by the talented Emma Kriegler from Stilbaai in the Cape.   Click on the image to enlarge     And more close-up detail...     Don't you just love the colours?   Here is another close-up of the orange tree......

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Don't you love this one?

   ♥ Greetings, Stitching World, from a cool and rainy Cape Town. I have a lovely piece to show you today. It’s the WHLE07 panel and it was embroidered by the talented embroiderer, Jane Stilgoe from Booleroo Centre in South Australia. I had the pleasure of meeting Jane in one of my workshops when I taught at BATB in Adelaide and was so impressed with her skills.   Click...

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Ribbon Embroidery from Foggia, Italy

  Hello, stitching world!  Hope you are all looking forward to the weekend ♥   Today I want to show a beautiful piece which Татьяна Коробейник (Tetiana Korobeinyk) from Foggia in Italy. Tetiana is so talented with needle and ribbon and I am sure this will beauty make your day!   Click on images to enlarge     It’s one of our panels known as WH2007-02 ( a Seascape)....

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Girl Reaching by Tricia Jordan

  Girl Reaching, one of our very popular embroidery panels   This gorgeous embroidered piece was made by the talented Tricia Jordan from High Bickington in North Devon.  Her teacher, Deborah Hastings sent the pictures at different stages of Tricia’s journey and don’t you just love what she made?   You are most welcome to contact us for information about this kit and for workshops, ask for Deborah Hastings’ contact...

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Bottom's Up (Children on the Gate) – A Downloadable Project

  Good news! for those who do not have my Dreamscapes book. As this book is out of print (and rather expensive on the second-hand market) you will be happy to learn that a newly released DOWNLOADABLE PDF/ e-book for the Children on the Gate (Bottoms UP) project is now available.          Newly released is the DOWNLOADABLE PDF/ e-book for Bottoms Up (Children on the Gate) design. One of the...

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Swan Cottage - A Downloadable Project

  Good news! for those who do not have my Dreamscapes book which is out of print.               Newly released the Swan Cottage design from my Dreamscapes book (one of the four projects in this book). The Swan Cottage project and all its instructions are available in PDF format for you to follow on your computer or tablet screen. The downloadable PDF is as...

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Cadillac complete kit

 The Cadillac: complete kit     ♫♥♫♥♫  I am pleased to tell you that the CADILLAC has been relaunched for a short time, due to popular demand.    This beautiful kit contains:   1. The embroidery panel with the image which is A3 in size, printed onto a large 100% cotton cloth – ready to embroider.   Note: The large cloth will fit easily in your frame or hoop.   2. Instructions and colour...

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A Very Beautiful place

  Good morning stitching world :-))   I hope you are having a good week so far. How time flies, don't you think?   Today I have a spectacular version of A Beautiful Place to inspire you ♥   This exquisite Box Full of Lessons 9 is now discontinued as the license has expired, but for those who were fortunate enough to have already purchased the panel, these tips will help....    ...

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