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Gumnut Yarns does not supply magazines, project kits or finished products. Some magazine back copies and kits to complete projects are available through the publishers or selected Needlework and Craft shops. Our threads needed to complete projects are available through our stockists.


No. 107

'Add a little magic to a child's bedroom with this whimsical lamp'. Designed by Taetia McEwen, it's stitched using many threads including Gumnuts Yarns stranded silk 'STARS' and perlé silk 'BUDS'. A beautiful companion to Taetia's Starlight lampshade.

No. 103

'These superb tulips by Carolyn Pearce are realistically depicted with threadpainting on the front and back covers, spine and interior flaps of an artist's book.Ideally suited to being worked as framed pieces, the embroidery combines many thread types including Gumnut Yarns fine wool 'DAISIES' stitched on a black wool crepe background.


No. 100

'Join cheeky Monet and his prickly friend Hugo the hedgehog on a fun new adventure in this charming embroidered children's book.' It tells the story of the two friends' journey to a nearby pond to catch fish. Jenny McWhinney has stitched this project with silk, cotton and metallic threads including Gumnut Yarns stranded silk 'STARS'.

A kit for this beautiful project is available through Jenny McWhinney

No. 99

'A vibrant palette of silk and the sparkle of silver and gold metallic threads come together to create this delightful little bag, designed by Victoria Laine. Inspired by the lavishly embroidered sweete' bags of the 16th and 17th centuries', it is worked with a different design on each side using 25 shades of Gumnut Yarns stranded silk 'STARS'.

Image reproduced courtesy of Inspirations

No. 98

'Inspired by the whimsical and fantastic small embroidered bags of the 16th and 17th centuries, Victoria Laine has created this endearing little frog purse' worked in needlelace using mainly Gumnut Yarns stranded silk 'STARS'. Worn hung by a cord from the waist purse designs were inspired by the natural world.

Image reproduced courtesy of Inspirations

No. 93

'Birds of all types from a tiny hummingbird and spectacular flamingo to the large, flightless emu are stitched on this handy orts pot and needlefold in shades of denim blue silk onto a natural background.' Designed by Jenny McWhinney, it is stitched using Gumnut Yarns stranded silk 'STARS' and perlé silk 'BUDS'.

Image reproduced courtesy of Inspirations

No. 80

'Exotic crewel work blooms in a rich palette of colours cover the surface of this superb jewellery roll.' Designed by Marg Light, threads used are Gumnut Yarns fine wool "DAISIES'..

Image reproduced courtesy of Marg Light

No. 78

Alison Snepp's design is based on the embroidery from the Greek Island of Skyros. These fun and colourful embroidered figures are stitched using a simple darning technique. Applied to a director's chair, the main threads used are Gumnut Yarns perlé silk 'BUDS' and stranded silk 'STARS'.


No. 77

Gumnut Yarns fine wool 'DAISIES' 'in gentle Victorian shades, lovingly stitched onto natural linen twill by June Goodwin, give this gorgeous needlecase timeless appeal.'

'Traditional Jacobean motifs represent a profusion of luscious fruit and flowers, entwined with delicate foliage on the front cover. Sprays of unripe berries and passionfruit adorn the lining and back cover.'.

No. 73

'The intense colours and unique flower forms of Australian native flora are beautifully captured on the front of this handy fabric bag. Designed by Bev Stayner most of the threads used are Gumnut Yarns perlé silk 'BUDS'.

No. 73

'Perfect for this lovely jewellery pouch, the rich reds and greens of pelargoniums contrast with the French navy stripes in the ticking.' Marg Light has embroidered her design using mostly Gumnut Yarns perlé silk 'BUDS'.

Marg Light has used Gumnuts in many of her designs.

No. 73

'Fresh white daisies, detached leaves and tiny ladybirds are scattered across the lids of these fabric covered oval boxes.' Jan Kerton has embroidered the daisy centres and leaves using Gumnut Yarns silk/wool 'POPPIES' and stranded silk 'STARS'.

Jan Kerton has used Gumnuts in many of her designs.

Images reproduced courtesy of Country Pumpkin Publications

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