Inspirations Issue 105


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Inspirations #105

This issue features a goldwork masterpiece by Alison Cole, author of the recently released book The Goldwork Masterclass.

Gilt, silver and other metal threads also shine in exciting designs by new contributors Cynthia Jackson and Georgina Bellamy.

Gold beads highlight the blossoms on a purse worked with Japanese-style bead embroidery by Margaret Lee and the superb blackwork on a small cushion, perfect for counted work enthusiasts, by new contributor Christine Burton.

The front cover features a new threadpainted design by Trish Burr. There is a delightful embroidered blanket by Yvonne McMillan Betts and intriguing botanical embroidery worked onto organza by Gary Clarke.

‘Inspirations Issue 105’ features the following projects:

  • Simply Irresistible by Cynthia Jackson
    Stunning combination of silk embroidery and goldwork raises the humble pea plant to glorious heights
  • Sakura by Margaret Lee
    Delightful beaded purse featuring a cherry blossom
  • Hummingbird & Flower by Trish Burr
    Jewel-coloured hummingbird resting on a floral sprig captured in threadpainting
  • Spanish Lace by Christine Burton
    Gorgeous blackwork embroidered cushion with golden highlights
  • Leucadendron by Gary Clarke
    Dimensional botanical embroidery worked on organza
  • Rocket Man by Yvonne McMillan Betts
    A cosy blanket for those with a sense of adventure and exploration
  • In a Flutter by Georgina Bellamy
    Lively lorikeet brooch with metal thread embroidery and organdie feathers
  • Tree of Life by Alison Cole
    Superb goldwork embroidery showcasing a compelling variety of techniques and metal threads
  • Referred to by readers as ‘the World’s most beautiful embroidery magazine’, Inspirations is where you find the best classic hand embroidery by leading embroiderers throughout the world. Complemented with superbly styled photography and captivating stories, each issue brings a diverse collection of timeless projects from home wares and bags to gifts and accessories. A wide variety of embroidery techniques is presented with detailed and easy to follow instructions, step-by-step tutorials and full size patterns, making each issue a valuable resource for people new to embroidery and seasoned needleworkers alike.

Additional information

Weight 0.45 kg
Dimensions 1 × 23 × 30 cm