Love Embroidery Issue 10

Love Embroidery is the monthly magazine that is a celebration of decorative stitch. It is full of creative ideas for anyone who loves – or would love to learn – modern hand and machine embroidery.

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FRESH IDEAS WITH THREAD Erin Essiambre of Salt Water Stitches has been focusing on creating a clear and harmonious workspace in her home, and now we’ve got some serious desk goals! For us, February marks a time to reset. Winter is winding down and spring is just around the corner. What better time to take stock of what’s around us and make plans for new projects? There’s plenty of inspiration in this issue to help your plans along. To see the beautiful designs Erin makes from this serene space, visit IMAGE © ERIN ESSIAMBRE, WWW.SALTWATERSTITCHES.ETSY.COM…

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February has arrived and with it a flurry of Valentine’s Day window displays, urging us to buy cards and gifts galore. Here at Love Embroidery, we like to do things a little differently, which is why issue 10 is filled with projects that celebrate romance in every corner of our lives. Stitch and sew a thoughtful gift for a friend with Becki Clark’s bride-to-be sash (p47) or send them a gorgeous geometric make-up bag (p55) in the post. Those with little ones on the way might like to stitch a baby bonnet (p28), or why not make your bedroom beautiful with Sophie Tarrant’s embroidered pillowcase set (p62). Most importantly, be sure to take some time this month for yourself – I hope you’ll find plenty of inspiring ways within these…

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we love

Go on, indulge a little Who doesn’t love opening a beautifully-wrapped present just for them? That’s what this Embroidery Lover’s Treat Gift Box is. Filled with gorgeous tools and materials, each item is individually wrapped in pretty printed paper by Stitch Happy. It’s perfect for topping up your stash, as it includes hoops, threads and fabrics – among other wonderful things – but is also a great gift to inspire a new stitcher. Creative pursuits Express yourself with free-form embroidery! Heart Doodle comes as a PDF bundle together with Floral Doodle, a flower design. Both patterns are intended to act as guidelines for you to fill with your chosen colours and stitches. Why not turn to page 69 and practise a whole host of different stitches to make up your heart and flower? Editor…

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coral creations

Under the sea GIVE YOUR FAVOURITE CHAIR A QUICK MAKEOVER WITH THIS CORAL-COVERED CUSHION Beachcombing ADORN YOUR WALLS WITH A PRETTY COLLECTION OF FRAMED SHELLS LUCY FREEMAN Lucy is a textile artist based in Sheffield. She works with textured stitches in a modern and painterly style. Back in 2018, she quit her day job to go full-time as an artist and now runs an online shop and regular events across the UK. With a focus on optimism and adventure, Lucy’s aim is to create artwork bursting with joy and energy. Her wall hangings and framed embroideries celebrate the beauty of nature and her love for all things bright and botanical. @lucyfreeman_design Coral hoop MATERIALS • Cotton fabric: 45x45cm, light blue• Stranded cotton: 1 skein each of blue, dark green, lime green, mint green, grey, lilac, light lilac, orange, peach,…

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current stitches

Hello, sunshine! Looking at Elena Anich’s Sun design is soothing our soul this month. The soft tones and serene expression offer a calming retreat as we wait for sunnier days to appear. Not only that, the beautiful stitches provide a relaxing way to fill the evenings. Elena has stitched her sun in a multitude of colourways – we fell for the gentle pinks and greys in this version. You could keep things pastel with some soft blues or go wild with a rainbow of neons. It all depends on which colours bring you the most joy! How would you choose to stitch it?…