IN ISSUE 86
> Needlelace strawberry – gorgeous lace scissor fob
> Tulle embroidery of Panicale – superb clutch purse
> Cute puppy blanket and soft dog toy for little ones
> Crazy patchwork – fun bag with ribbon and thread embroidery
> Bibilla lace – exquisite needlelace flowers border a cotton scarf
> Simply Stitched – introduction to Hardanger embroidery
> Delightful thimble pod and bell with stunning embroidery
> Schwalm embroidery – beautiful monochrome floral design
> Blackwork – elegant study of a strawberry
> Stunning photography
> Detailed diagrams and step-by-step instructions
> Full size patterns
Discover captivating lace techniques that are surprisingly easy to learn using the simplest of tools – needle and thread. The lightness of lace continues through to the surface embroidery in this issue, and the eleven projects range from delicate counted techniques to the riotous fun of creative stitch combinations in crazy patchwork. Inspirations supplies detailed instructions with close-up photographs for every project.
In the front pages, we conclude our interview with Michelle Carragher, costume embroiderer for HBO’s Game Of Thrones, find out what happened next in the story of the famous Bayeux Tapestry, and feature the next instalment of our Threads of History series in which embroidered museum pieces are examined in previously unseen detail.