Inspirations Issue 102 - Living Colour
Inspirations 102 - Living Color takes the time to pause and give attention to some of the small creatures that share our planet. This issue features the following projects: Twitter by Sue Spargo (on the cover), a cheerful cushion with bright, appliquéd birds embellished with a great range of embroidery stitches; Small World by Rose Andreeva, a dimensional snail approaches a strawberry plant in this miniature garden scene; Crewel Whimsy by Ana Mallah, a journal cover with gorgeous crewel flower design in two colourways; Bellissimo by Paola Matteucci, a beautiful cushion topper in Italian tulle embroidery with flowing design of roses and leaves; Lepidoptera by Fiona Hibbett, a stunning panel of nine stumpwork butterflies; Gypsy by Deborah Love and eight-sided tablecloth worked in textural Mountemellick embroidery with flower sprays surrounding flowing vines, edged with a knitted fringe; Going Nuts by Rose Nordenberg a delightful threadpainted chipmunk with food for the winter store and Flights of Fancy by Nina Burnsides, two exquisite designs of stumpwork butterflies delicately resting on head and hands in contrasting line embroidery. Additional articles and interviews encompassing needle arts are included, and you will find a stitch guide plus full size, pull-out pattern sheets. There are beautiful details to be seen in this issue, and an unlimited variety of ways to represent them in stitch!