An exciting variety of beautiful stitching techniques fill the pages of issue 116, with projects to stitch for Christmas.
Enjoy simple and effective surface embroidery, gleaming silk threadpainting, exquisite whitework and glorious goldwork, or have fun with vibrant stumpwork. Also enjoy feature articles by Ansie van der Walt including: Drawing with Thread with Meredith Woolnough, Dolls for Change with Kimberley Becker, and Following a Dream with Lindsey Gradolph.
Balthazar by Tania Cohen Irresistible goldwork Christmas beetle brooch with superb details.
Crowning Glory by Helen M. Stevens Silk embroidery featuring a colourful crowned pigeon and Christmas bush.
Red Treasure Box by Di Kirchner Beautiful counted thread etui containing several needlework accessories.
Little Birds by Ana Mallah Enchanting set of three hanging ornaments in two colourways.
The Embroiderer’s Workbox by Jenny Adin-Christie Showcase of exquisite whitework textures and techniques in a circular design.
The First Noël by Wendy Innes Festive goldwork and stumpwork panel celebrating Christmas.
Chequerboard by Maria Rita Faleri Stylish table mat with effective use of pulled thread embroidery.
A Slice of Life by Denise Forsyth Playful pocket etui using stumpwork to recreate a slice of delicious desser