Discover Catherine de’ Medici embroidery, a soothing Italian technique, new to Inspirations, that only uses one fabric, one thread and one needle.
Surround yourself with gentle scenes and captivating items you can enjoy using every day.
For a splash of harmonious colour, try threadpainting with cotton or wool threads, story-telling surface and raised embroidery, enchanting crewelwork, or try your hand at a charming stumpwork design.
'Inspirations Issue 107' features the following projects:
Sweet Repose by Anna Scott
Beautiful crewel cushion with coordinating print cotton panels
Caterina by Maria Rita Faleri
Italian linen cloth embellished with Catherine de’ Medici stitch and hand-knotted tassels
In My Garden by Catherine Laurençon
Sweet garden blooms in a soft palette of pinks and greens
Sea View by Jo Butcher
Peaceful meadow scene of grasses and flowers overlooking the ocean
Sunbeams by Taetia McEwen
Captivating fairytale garden adorning a lampshade, created using raised and surface embroidery
Poppy by Hazel Blomkamp
Candle screen featuring a flamboyant bird with engaging stitches and techniques
Stylish Succulents by Renette Kumm
Roomy tote bag with a threadpainted arrangement of colourful succulents using wool threads
Tranquil Thoughts by Fiona Hibbett
Floral heart design using foundational stumpwork techniques