Let your needle take flight
Discover beautiful birds and butterflies to embroider in issue 82 of Inspirations.
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.
You will find a cheeky bird with Morris inspired designs, fun felt appliqué birds, delicate butterflies, elegant stumpwork violets, an embroidered initial using an antique French alphabet, crewel inspirations – one design worked with different colours and stitches to create two different cushions, whimsical garden scenes for your wall, and a super cute and easy baby blanket and bib set.
The projects have been designed by talented Australian and international contributors including Anna Scott, Trish Burr, Patricia Girolami, Nicola Jarvis, Nancy Lee, Di Kirchner, Louise Spriggs, Taetia McEwen and Susan Porter.
Each project has detailed and easy to follow instructions, with our signature colour diagrams and step-by-step instructions. Find the full size embroidery designs and patterns on the liftout pattern sheets.