ABOUT INSPIRATIONS MAGAZINE
For 28 years and counting, Inspirations continues to set the standard as the world’s most beautiful
needlework magazine. Published quarterly and sold globally into more than 45 countries, each issue
features exceptional designs showcased with stunning photography, detailed techniques and complete
Issue 114 includes an exciting collection of projects using both contemporary and traditional stitch techniques.
Including the work of two new contributors, projects in Inspirations issue 114 utilise a variety of raised embroidery and
playful surface embroidery techniques to create beloved birds and animals in stitch, from realistic portrayals to sketch-like artworks and delightful, picture-book characters. You will also discover beautiful Dresden whitework, used to work
an exquisite heart design, and pulled and counted thread techniques used to create needlework accessories.
Also enjoy feature articles by Ansie van der Walt including: Tailor Made and Citizen Botanist with Susie Vickery, and
Swimming with Stitches with Stephanie Neville.
Jarrah & Grass Blue Butterfly by Denise Mackey
Beautiful stumpwork study of the life-cycle of a butterfly on eucalyptus stems.
Bush Beauties by Melissa Horton
Two Australian birds artfully depicted using a range of embroidery stitches.
Little Brown Henby Anna Scott
Sweet hen and chicks in two projects utilising raised embroidery techniques.
Dresden Laceby Mike Parr
Graceful, whitework heart filled with flowers and leaves in Dresden embroidery.
Rainbow Bee-eater by Wendy Innes
Stumpwork panel with colourful bee-eater and sun orchids.
Dream a Little Dream by Taetia McEwen
Enchanting lampshade with characters dancing to the music of a frog band.
Victorian Hearts by Kim Beamish
Charming needlework accessories with pulled and counted thread techniques.
Dimensions: 297mm x 230mm | 92 pages, tear-out pattern sheet