A Passion for Needlework 4 | The Whitehouse Daylesford

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Description

Compelled by our belief that every embroidery has a story waiting to be told, ‘A Passion for Needlework’ is a series of books that tell these stories.

The Whitehouse Daylesford is a 160-year-old cottage bathed in character and rich in patina. A space masterfully styled with such purposeful intent, every detail exists in anticipation of telling the most wonderful of stories. It is from this location we introduce 12 brand new embroidered masterpieces.

As one of the world’s most beautiful needlework publications, each book in the series features 12 masterpieces for your stitching pleasure, hand selected to delight your senses and evoke your passion. Every project an adventure; each piece with its own unique story.

A Passion for Needlework | The Whitehouse Daylesford is the ultimate coffee table book and how-to guide for any discerning needlework artisan. This 240-page publication features a hard cover with linen binding, gold foil, ribbon bookmark, premium quality print and a pocket for convenient storage of the pattern sheets.

Featuring lavish galleries of gorgeous photography for the admirer, meticulous and detailed instructions for the hands-on, all projects include our world leading step-by-step instructions complete with detailed diagrams, how-to guides, expert tips and tricks and illustrated stitching glossary.

A Passion for Needlework 4 | The Whitehouse Daylesford’ features the following projects:

  • Arbor Vitae by Tania Cohen
    Tree of Life depicting Australian flora with a fabulous array of stitches
  • Nandina & Cicada by Jane Nicholas
    Stumpwork study of a cicada inspired by a Japanese family crest
  • The Penguin King by Georgina Bellamy
    Three-dimensional penguin using goldwork embroidery techniques.
  • Reflection by Hazel Blomkamp
    Cushion with sophisticated stitch combinations enhanced with beading.
  • Put Your Feet Up by Di Kirchner
    Vibrant Australian flowers in crewel embroidery, perfect for a footstool
  • Charisma by Susan O’Connor
    Silk evening bag with fruits and flowers in glorious colours.
  • Allium ‘Puple Sensation’ by Trish Burr
    Botanical art superbly rendered in threadpainting
  • Greensleeves by Brenda Sortwell
    Crewel cushion with abundant flowers, foliage and sparkling highlights
  • Perfect Match by Fumie Suzuki
    Beautiful combination of Schwalm and Reticella embroidery
  • Wildflowers of Hepburn by Alison Cole
    Three-dimensional recreation of a native lily, orchids and flax
  • Wood Anemones by Di van Niekerk
    Flowers and leaves in dynamic ribbon embroidery to enhance a printed panel
  • Forty Winks by Anna Scott
    Large, cosy blanket featuring flowers from the Proteaceae family

Additional information

Weight 1.7 kg
Dimensions 40 × 20 × 10 cm