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Inside the pages of 'Blakiston Creamery', our third book in the series, you will experience the delight of 12 beautiful and inventive needlework designs perfectly at home in an environment of rich, rustic textures, a location so stunning, it becomes its own character in the narrative.

A Passion for Needlework | Blakiston Creamery is the ultimate coffee table book and how-to guide for any discerning needlework artisan. This 208-page publication features a hard cover with linen binding, gold foil, ribbon bookmark, premium quality print and a pocket for convenient storage of the pattern sheets.

Featuring lavish galleries of gorgeous photography for the admirer, meticulous and detailed instructions for the hands-on, all projects include our world leading step-by-step instructions complete with detailed diagrams, how-to guides, expert tips and tricks and illustrated stitching glossary.

Featured Projects

'A Passion For Needlework | Blakiston Creamery' features the following projects:
• Tudor Garland by Cynthia Jackson
Exquisite circlet featuring larkspur and strawberries worked with silk and metal threads
• Limonera Pear by Christine Burton
Inventive three-dimensional pear pincushion featuring contemporary blackwork
• Woodland Floor by Helen M. Stevens
Enchanting woodland scene captured using lustrous filament silk threads
• Jewel of the Sea by Georgina Bellamy
Stunning three-dimensional goldwork turtle
• Dogwood & Lacewing by Jane Nicholas
Beautiful stumpwork study of dogwood blooms arranged in a wreath, with a caterpillar, butterfly and lacewing
• Sweet Succulents by Ana Mallah
Handmade trinket pots topped with lifelike stumpwork succulents
• Nigella & Honesty by Margaret Light
Gorgeous blooms and seed pods worked using luxurious wool and silk threads
• Perfect Pansies by Carolyn Pearce
Vibrant set of needlework accessories
• Morris Magic by Brenda Sortwell
Splendid crewel embroidery of thrushes with strawberries, inspired by an iconic William Morris design
• Tulipan by Christine P. Bishop
Superb table mat worked using Hedebo cutwork and needlelace techniques
• Mirror Image by Susan O'Connor
Glorious silk-embroidered flowers and heart to surround a small mirror
• Sen'nohana by Margaret Lee
Elegant hard shell bag richly embellished with Japanese-style bead embroidery

 

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A Passion For Needlework - Book Series - 2.00

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Indulge your needlework passion with this new book in the Inspirations Passion Collector series.

'Factoria VII' tells the story of beautiful, sophisticated needlework in a rustic hide-away cottage.
12 extraordinary needlework projects.
1 unified aesthetic.
A new adventure awaits…

Compelled by our belief that every stitched piece has a story to tell, for the second book in our Passion Collectors' Series we sought a location that would become part of the story-telling process.

Factoria VII is a history-rich, rustic cottage with interior furnishings that have been curated with as much love and care as the needlework projects themselves. A wonderful union with endless possibilities.

A Passion for Needlework | Factoria VII is the ultimate coffee table book and how-to guide for any discerning needlework artisan, this 192 page publication features a hard cover with linen binding, gold foil, ribbon book mark, premium quality print and a pocket for convenient storage of the pattern sheets.

All projects include our world leading step-by-step instructions complete with detailed diagrams, how-to guides, expert tips and tricks and illustrated stitching glossary.

Featured Projects

'A Passion For Needlework | Factoria VII' 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 threedimensional 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
• Bee-Eaters by Renette Kumm
Superb threadpainted study of European bee-eaters
 

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'A Passion for Needlework' showcases exquisite and innovative hand stitched pieces presented like never before.  Twelve brand new masterpieces with each project revealing its own story through galleries of lush photography, evocative imagery and meticulous how-to-instructions, all for your stitching pleasure.