Aimed at the beginner through to the expert.
Book one in the ‘Sampler Series’ clearly explains the stitching techniques & arrangements of the designs. Includes instructions for daffodils, tulips, hyacinth, grape hyacinth, snowflake, crocus, hooped petticoat, iris, jonquil and hawthorn blossom. Projects and ideas: Cushions, covered brick doorstop, sampler, curtain tie-backs, book cover, floss box lid, greeting card, embroidered band put on garden gloves. Inspiration/background: Inspiration came from growing up on a farm in an area of Northern Tasmania – which is often referred to as a miniature England. Bulbs flower and multiply with ease and hawthorn hedges surround many paddocks. The delicacies of the landscape are illustrated by the simple elegance of the embroidery. Included in all books is a guide for needles, fabric, ribbons and threads, stitch glossary, detailed step by step instructions for you to create your own flowers.