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EMBROIDERY & CROSS STITCH

Vol. 23 No. 11

'This magnificent embroidery designed and stitched by Jennifer Bennett showcases her talent with needle and thread and her love of flora.' Threads used include Gumnut Yarns stranded silk 'STARS' and silk/wool 'POPPIES'.

 

Vol. 23 No. 3

This butterfly girl by Taetia McEwen is stitched in the loveliest of pinks and blues, with just a touch of butterfly glitter. Threads used include Gumnut Yarns stranded silk 'STARS'.

Vol. 23 No. 2

Jenny Bennett has revamped her popular kingfisher design by adding Gumnut Yarns stranded silk 'STARS' and perlé silk 'BUDS'.

Vol. 23 No. 1

'This frog's lunch is ready to go! This cheeky frog designed and stitched by Taetia McEwen' uses Gumnut Yarns stranded silk 'STARS'.

Vol. 22 No. 12

Using the Barbola technique Bets Maas captures the scene of a blue jay waiting to strike and eat a spider. Threads used include Gumnuts Yarns stranded silk 'STARS'.

Vol. 22 No. 11

'Using the Barbola technique, Bets Maas depicts a life size orchid - a brassia hybrid with it's petite and spiderlike appearance. Threads used are Gumnut Yarns stranded silk 'STARS'.

Vol. 22 No. 10

'This is the final scene in Taetia McEwen's gorgeous project because they lived happily ever after.' It is embroidered using Gumnut Yarns stranded silk 'STARS'.

Vol. 22 No. 9

'Three young fantails are sitting on a branch keeping each other warm in the winter cold.' Betts Maas has created this scene using the barbola technique with Gumnut Yarns stranded silk 'STARS' and kid mohair 'TULIPS'.

Vol. 22 No. 9

'this is the second verse of the delightful scene created by Taetia McEwen using Gumnut Yarns stranded silk 'STARS'.

Vol. 22 No. 8

'Inspired by the song her mother sang to her as a child, Taetia McEwen created a delightful three-part scene' using Gumnut Yarns stranded silk 'STARS'.

Vol. 22 No. 6

'Instead of copying the colours and markings of actual butterflies, this time Taetia McEwen has created a fantasy butterfly girl, complete with fantasy flowers. It is stitched using Gumnut Yarns stranded silk 'STARS'.

Vol. 22 No. 6

'Bobbie Watts enjoys canvas work and finds it a great medium for experimenting with different stitches hence this project. You can enlarge the design by adding more stitches to the canvas. Threads used are Gumnut Yarns crewel wool 'BLOSSOMS' and perlé silk 'BUDS'.

 

Vol. 22 No. 3

'Another gorgeous butterfly in Taetia McEwen's collection' where the threads used are mainly Gumnut Yarns stranded silk 'STARS'.

Vol. 22 No. 2

'Taetia McEwen, our butterfly queen, has returned with another of her beautiful butterfly girls. Threads used include Gumnut Yarns stranded silk 'STARS.

Vol. 21 No. 6

'Jennifer Bennett has captured the true beauty of our native flora and brought it to life in this stunning dimensional design.' Many threads are used including Gumnut Yarns stranded silk 'STARS, perlé silk 'BUDS' and silk/wool 'POPPIES'.

Vol. 21 No. 6

'Roses have always been a favourite subject for embroiderers, but Delma Moore has a special love of this beautiful flower, as this gorgeous jewellery box design shows. Threads used are Gumnut Yarns stranded silk 'STARS and fine wool 'DAISIES'.

 

Vol. 21 No. 6

This handsome ship, designed by Taetia McEwen is stitched using Gumnut Yarns stranded silk 'STARS'.

Vol. 21 No. 2

'An Eastern Spinebill is hiding on a branch between colourful gum leaves and blossoms.' Designed and stitched by Bets Mass most of the threads used are Gumnut Yarns stranded silk 'STARS'.

 

Vol. 21 No. 1 & 2

'Maureen Tarnok's latest masterpiece features a swagman camped by a billabong' Many threads are used including Gumnut Yarns stranded silk 'STARS'.

 

Vol. 20 No. 12

Designed and stitched by Taetia McEwen 'Flowers of the Sky - take two' amplifies the ability for a design to be equally stunning using different thread shades and background. Threads used are Gumnut Yarns stranded silk 'STARS'.

 



Vol. 20 No. 5

'Taetia McEwen turned a special photo into a unique embroidery with ease' and has included Gumnut Yarns stranded silk 'STARS' in the threads used.

 



Vol. 20 No. 5

'Bets Maas has used the embroidery technique of Barbola- which uses detached embroidered pieces, stiffened and moulded to embroider a surface, without the use of wire to create this design of the Glass Wing Butterfly. Bets has used threads including Gumnut Yarns stranded silk 'STARS'

 

Images reproduced courtesy of Express Publications     

 

INSPIRATIONS

No. 84

'This wonderful raised embroidery designed by Jan Kerton explores each element of the dandelion plant..... to create lifelike leaves, flowers and seed heads. Threads used mostly are Gumnut Yarns silk/wool 'POPPIES' and stranded silk 'STARS'.



No. 82

'Step into this whimsical garden designed and stitched by Taetia McEwen using Gumnut Yarns stranded silk 'STARS' and perlé silk 'BUDS'.



No. 78

The popular climbing plant - the clematis, known for it's elegant purple/blue flowers is the subject of Alison Cole's design. The main threads used for this stumpwork embroidery are Gumnut Yarns stranded silk 'STARS'.


Image reproduced courtesy of Country Bumpkin


No. 76

'The superb fairy-wren, or blue wren as it is more commonly known, is the subject of this superb lifelike study' by Bev Tully.

'A cosy nest has two hungry chicks, their tiny beaks open in anticipation of the coming meal' from their parents. Stitched onto linen blend fabric, the main threads used are Gumnuts Yarns stranded silk 'STARS' and perlé silk 'BUDS'.


Image reproduced courtesy of Bev Tully

 

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