Inspirations Issue 108

Wonderful projects ideal for decorating your home and creating perfect gifts for those you treasure.

Stitch for those you love this Christmas using gleaming gold and silver metal threads and sparkling beads or, for a quieter mood, work some beautiful projects using a variety of pretty blue threads.


Dasher by Karen Newbrook
Magnificent goldwork reindeer with a festive antler ornament.

O, Tannenbaum by Trish Burr
Scandinavian-inspired Christmas tree using an elegant palette of white, blue and gold.

Persian Bounty by Anna Scott
Beautiful pomegranate study using a variety of stumpwork techniques.

Bright Baubles by Natalie Dupuis
Gleaming or nué design of Christmas baubles worked over silver threads.

Relax! by Deborah Love
Pretty scented sachet or eye pillow embellished with Deerfield embroidery.

Christmas Robin by Nicola Jarvis
A royal robin resplendent in his sequin-studded Yuletide robes.

Peace Dove by Cynthia Jackson
Sparkling ornament worked using silk, silver metal threads and crystals.

Castle Keep by Victoria Laine
Miniature castle portrayed using counted thread and goldwork techniques.