A Passion for Needlework 3 | Blakiston Creamery
Compelled by our belief that every embroidery has a story waiting to be told, ‘A Passion for Needlework’ is a series of books that tell these stories.
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.
As one of the world’s most beautiful needlework publications, each book in the series features 12 masterpieces for your stitching pleasure, hand selected to delight your senses and evoke your passion. Every project an adventure; each piece with its own unique story.
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.
'A Passion for Needlework 3 | 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