A Passion For Needlework, Factoria VII from Inspirations Studios
[Hardcover, 192 pages] A Passion For Needlework, Factoria VII from Inspirations Studios. Needlework... an obsession since the beginning of time. 'Factoria VII' tells the story of beautiful, sophisticated needlework juxtaposed with a rustic industrial cottage. Twelve extraordinary needlework projects. One texture-rich, stone and wood cottage. The passion continues as a new adventure awaits! This collectible volume features the following projects: Flower Pots by Ana Mallah (gorgeous trinket pots embellished with exquisite stumpwork flowers); Jacobean Hunt by Phillipa Turnbull (magnificent crewel design filled with dynamic motifs); Red Currants by Julie Kniedl (luscious three-dimensional berries and leaves worked with fine, wool threads); Le Magnolia by Catherine Laurencon (stunning threadpainted magnolia worked in vibrant colours on linen); Versailles Chatelaine by Susan O'Connor (elegant silk needlebook with a monogram, pinwheel, scissor sheath and fob); Reticella Sampler by Christine P. Bishop (Italian cutwork needlelace designs from the 14th and 15th centuries); Winter Sunset by Hazel Blomkamp (glorious surface embroidery with gentle colours and textures); Leaping Hare by Barbara Kershaw (pretty linen sachet with a leaping hare worked in Casalguidi embroidery); Edinburgh Etui by Betsy Morgan (charming etui and accessories with counted work and surface embroidery); The Linnet by Nicola Jarvis (enchanting silk and goldwork bird, adorned with a sparkling crown): Blackwell Roundel by Jenny Adin-Christie (graceful Arts and Crafts inspired motifs in a range of techniques using silk and metal threads) and Bee-Eaters by Renette Kumm (superb threadpainted study of European bee-eaters).