Inspirations 110

Celebrate beautiful traditions, from the crewel embroidery heritage of a 144 year-old needlework school in Scotland and time-honoured techniques in Japanese goldwork with a new design by Margaret Lee, to embroidering stitching accessories with gorgeous floral motifs by Ana Mallah and Margaret Light.

We also bring you Alison Cole’s iconic Australian blossoms in stumpwork, Susan Casson’s enchanting three-dimensional turtle hatchling making its way to the ocean, a beaded dragonfly by Hazel Blomkamp, and welcome new contributor Laurence Lieblich of Canevas Folies.