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INSPIRATIONS


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'.


Image reproduced courtesy of Country Bumpkin


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.

No. 67

An excellent introduction to crewel embroidery, this beautiful glasses case is designed by June Goodwin. Embroidered with pomegranates berries and various blooms it incorporates mostly crewel wools including Gumnut Yarns fine wool 'DAISIES'.

No. 65

Marg Light's cot linen are 'richly embroidered with birds, animals and insects in the style of Indian 'kanthe' embroidery using Gumnut Yarns stranded silk 'STARS'.

No. 63

These delicate sea horses are worked in thread painting by Jenny McWhinney. Gumnut Yarns stranded silk 'STARS' are mostly used to depict the subtle shading in these unique creatures to create a stylish hand bag.



No. 62

'Simply stunning as either a handbag or elegant cushion' this design from Marg Light combines 'colourful parrots amidst stems of exotic foliage, flowers and berries.' The majority of threads used are Gumnut Yarns crewel wool 'BLOSSOMS', perlé silk 'BUDS' and silk/wool 'POPPIES'.

No. 62

Annette Drysdale has created a damask pillowcase embroidered with 'dusky lavender tied at the base of an oval frame with flowing pink ribbons.' Only Gumnut Yarns stranded silk 'STARS' were used.

No.41  

"Break of Day" designed and stitched by Jenny McWhinney depicts a bantam cockerel embroidered on a hessian garlic bag primarily uses Gumnut Yarns hand-dyed stranded silk 'STARS' and perlé silk 'BUDS'.

 

 

No. 39

Jenny McWhinney's "Der Fleurs pour Grandmere" (Flowers for Grandmother) is a beautiful cloth book which can be stored in a matching library bag. The book features two mice - Monet and his Grandmother embroidered primarily in Gumnut Yarns stranded silk 'STARS' and perlé silk 'BUDS'.

 

No.35

Even more beautiful than her last project using Gumnut Yarns is Jenny McWhinney's 'Needles and Pins' project. The pin cushion features  'a friendly hedgehog..........sewing dainty bead flowers". The companion piece - a knitting needle bag sees a whole family of hedgehogs thread painted using Gumnut Yarns stranded silk 'STARS'.

 

 



No.24

Carolyn Pearce combines a myriad of threads including Gumnut Yarns 1-ply fine wool 'DAISIES' to embroider a navy velour coffee plunger cover with heartsease.

 

No.22

Heather Scott uses a combination of fine threads. - predominately Gumnut Yarns stranded silk 'STARS' to create "Sea Shells" - a series of 4 napkins delicately embroidered with sea shells.

No.20

Susan O'Connor uses only Gumnut Yarns 1-ply fine wool 'DAISIES' to decorate pure wool singlets with embroidered feathers - for the whole family..

No.20

Donna Stevens uses Gumnut Yarns - but this time the 2-ply crewel wool 'BLOSSOMS' and 'GEMSTONES' to create a wool embroidered needle book. A perfect project for the beginner.

No.20

Carolyn Pearce's colourful doorstop is so life-like the fragrance of the pansies lingers! Carolyn uses a myriad of threads including Gumnut Yarns 2-ply crewel wool 'BLOSSOMS' and perlé silk 'BUDS'.

No.19 

Maree Moscato uses 14 Gumnut Yarns fine silk 'STARS' to thread-paint a hemp table runner with a botanical design in each of the four corners.

 

No.18

Susan O'Connor uses 26 Gumnut Yarns fine silk 'STARS' to 'thread paint' a beautiful bodice. One of her most stunning projects yet, the bodice is alive with a vibrant floral arrangement of spring flowers.

 

 

No.17  

Jane Nicholas uses three Gumnut Yarns fine silk 'STARS' to create the central motif and drawstring on a "sumptuous silk jewellery pouch."

Images reproduced courtesy of Country Pumpkin Publications

CREATIVE EMBROIDERY & CROSS STITCH

Vol. 21 No. 4

'The three little kittens on this cot sheet by Taetia McEwen will sleep well because they've found their mittens.' All threads used by Taetia are Gumnut Yarns stranded silk 'STARS'.

Vol. 20 No. 11

This delicate pincushion stitched in pretty pale pinks and greens was designed by Taetia McEwen. It incorporates Gumnut Yarns stranded silk 'STARS'.

Vol. 20 No. 9

'Jennifer Bennett's embroidery is a floral study that combines different ribbon embroidery techniques on the one sampler. The stumpwork insects were added for their pleasure and simplicity.' Threads used include Gumnut Yarns stranded silk 'STARS'.

Vol. 20 No. 7

These lifelike roses and buds were created by Bets Maas using Barbola technique to create a beautiful three-dimensional artwork similar to stumpwork, but without wires. The threads used are Gumnut Yarns stranded silk 'STARS'.

Vol. 20 No. 6

Maureen Tarnok's cottage box is surrounded by flowers and uses a wide variety of threads and ribbons including Gumnut Yarns stranded silk 'STARS'. Parts 2 & 3 of this spectacular project can be found in Vol.20 No.7 & 8.

Vol. 20 No. 6

Glad Clough's silk sewing wrap is stitched using Gumnut Yarns stranded silk 'STARS', plus a touch of metallic gold.

Vol. 20 No. 5

Glad Clough's 'traditional design has a surprisingly modern look 'and is stitched using Gumnut Yarns stranded silk 'STARS'.

Vol. 20 No. 4

'This delightful floral design by Taetia McEwen will have you dreaming of spring blooms every time you lay your head down.' The pillow case is embroidered using Gumnut Yarns stranded silk 'STARS'.

Vol. 19 No. 12

'There's nothing better than a hot cup of tea, so Gladys Clough designed this stylish tea-cosy adorned with native gums to keep the pot warm. Threads used include Gumnut Yarns stranded silk 'STARS'.

Vol. 19 No. 12

'This elegant apron designed by Taetia McEwen will add a touch of good cheer as you do the housework!' It is embroidered mainly with Gumnut Yarns stranded silk 'STARS'.

Vol. 19 No. 12

'Tuck your baby in with this gorgeous bassinette sheet designed by Taetia McEwen' Stitched using Gumnut Yarns stranded silk 'STARS', 'the design could be extended for a cot sheet and would also make a very cute cushion'.

Vol. 19 No. 11

Hang your prettiest nightdress on this delicate pink hanger by Taetia McEwen, stitched using Gumnut Yarns stranded silk 'STARS'.

 

Vol. 19 No. 10

'Sibille Kreideweiss' design is out of this world and floating in a sea of twinkling stars', it is stitched using Gumnut Yarns stranded silk 'STARS'.

 

Vol. 19 No. 10

'Pansies and blossoms in striking shades of blue and red adorn this box designed and stitched by Taetia McEwen using Gumnut Yarns stranded silk 'STARS'.

 

Vol. 19 No. 9

'Maureen Tarnok's masterpiece is indeed a sight to behold. Maureen shares her amazing techniques on how to make realistic features on sculptured embroideries' Threads used include Gumnut Yarns stranded silk 'STARS'.

Vol. 19 No. 9

'Taetia McEwen's delightful heart is sure to win yours with it's swirls, hearts and tiny flowers' embroidered using Gumnut Yarns stranded silk 'STARS'.

Vol. 19 No. 9

'This embroidered hat band brought back childhood memories for Taetia McEwen of sitting in the grass on summer days making daisy chains with her two sisters.' The only threads used are Gumnut Yarns stranded silk 'STARS'.

Vol. 19 No. 8

'Stitched by Taetia McEwen in five shades of blue Gumnut Yarns stranded silk 'STARS', it's simple to change the colour of this pillow case to suit your decor.'

Vol. 19 No. 7

'This handtowel by Taetia McEwen will add a touch of freshness and elegance to a guest's bathroom.' It is embroidered using Gumnut Yarns stranded silk 'STARS'.

Vol. 19 No. 6

To match her capsule blanket, Taetia McEwen has created this bassinette sheet set, embroidered using Gumnut Yarns stranded silk 'STARS' and perlé silk 'BUDS'.




Vol. 19 No. 3

This magnificent lampshade by Taetia McEwen was inspired by Chinoiserie style. All threads used are Gumnut Yarns stranded silk 'STARS'.




Vol. 19 No. 2

'This delightful stocking by Taetia McEwen would make a great gift for someone young or old.' Embroidery uses Gumnut Yarns stranded silk 'STARS' only.




Vol. 18 No. 12

'This unusual covered box by Taetia McEwen is a tribute to her mother-in-law, who taught Taetia the basics of embroidery and inspired her to create works of art with a needle and thread. Threads used include Gumnut Yarns stranded silk 'STARS'.




Vol. 18 No. 10

This is the first in a series of three embroidery covered boxes by Taetia McEwen. This one is covered in cute little pansies, using Gumnut Yarns stranded silk 'STARS'.

 




Vol. 18 No. 8

'This sweet apron designed by Taetia McEwen would make a lovely gift for a gardener.' It uses Gumnut Yarns stranded silk 'STARS'.

 




Vol. 18 No. 6

Sibelle Kreideweiss has used Gumnut Yarns perlé silk 'BUDS' in this hardanger set.

 

Vol. 18 No. 4

'Imagine drifting off to sleep between these gorgeous sheets' created by Taetia McEwen using Gumnut Yarns stranded silk 'STARS' and perlé silk 'BUDS'.


Vol. 18 No. 2

Mr & Mrs Turtle are a cute pair designed by Taetia McEwen and stitched using Gumnut Yarns stranded silk 'STARS'.

 


Vol. 18 No. 2

What a wonderful gift this cute apron would be! - designed by Taetia McEwen and stitched using Gumnut Yarns stranded silk 'STARS'.

 


Vol. 18 No. 2

This silver and blue table centre would be perfect for the Christmas table. Designed by Taetia McEwen, it is stitched using Gumnut Yarns stranded silk 'STARS'.

 

Vol. 18 No. 1

Taetia McEwen has designed this reindeer gift bag embroidered using Gumnut Yarns stranded silk 'STARS'.

 

Vol. 17 No. 7

'Dress up in a fashionable beret by Taetia McEwen', embroidered exclusively with Gumnut Yarns stranded silk 'STARS'.

Vol. 17 No. 6

Taetia McEwen's evening bag was created using Gumnut Yarns stranded silk 'STARS' embroidered on a background of black dupion silk.

Vol. 17 No. 2

'This true-to-life bird sitting on a branch, is another of Suzanne Richards' interpretations of Australian wildlife.' It mainly uses Gumnut Yarns stranded silk 'STARS'.

Vol. 17 No. 1

'Petite Duo' - matching needlecase and pincushion by Merrilyn Whittle incorporate the use of threads including Gumnut Yarns stranded silk 'STARS'.

Vol. 17 No. 1

Three Little Kittens is the latest project by Taetia McEwen The bag is designed to carry all your knitting and incorporates the use of mainly Gumnut Yarns perlé silk 'BUDS'.

Vol. 16 No. 12

This stunning angel has been designed for the top of the Christmas Tree by Maureen Tarnok using Gumnut Yarns stranded silk 'STARS'.

Vol. 16 No. 8

Taetia McEwen has made a cover for a favourite book, with the flowers stitched in Gumnut Yarns stranded silk 'STARS'.

Vol. 16 No. 3

'Blooming Beauty' is the fashionable bag designed by Taetia McEwen. It uses mostly Gumnut Yarns stranded silk 'STARS'.

Vol. 16 No. 2

'Maryanne Dodson's design is simple to stitch and showcases the stunning range of Gumnut Yarns.' Perlé silk 'BUDS', fine wool 'DAISIES' and silk/wool 'POPPIES' embellish a heart shaped box lid.

 

Embroidery & CROSS STITCH

Vol. 16 No. 1

Merrilyn Whittle has used only Gumnut Yarns threads - stranded silk 'STARS' and perlé silk 'BUDS' to design and embroider her Gumnuts bag.

Vol. 15 No. 12

Taetia McEwen has used Gumnut Yarns perlé silk 'BUDS' to help embroider a fun shoe bag.

Vol. 15 No. 1

Rosemarie Hanauer has chosen Gumnut Yarns 2-ply crewel wool 'BLOSSOMS' to embroider her tote bag. A crewelwork exotic bird decorates this bag, purpose-built for stitchers.

Vol. 14 No. 12

'This gorgeous vest by Merrilyn Whittle captures the beauty of our wonderful native flora. ' The design incorporates Gumnut Yarns stranded silk 'STARS', perlé silk 'BUDS', 1-ply fine wool 'DAISIES' and 2-ply crewel wool 'BLOSSOMS'.

Vol. 14 No. 8

Quick and easy to do, these gift tags or place cards by Bev Tully are perfect for the festive table. The set of six feature Gumnut Yarns 1-ply fine wool 'DAISIES'.

Vol. 14 No. 1

Bets Maas has designed and stitched a fabulous handbag using Barbola embroidery, which incorporates Gumnut Yarns stranded silk 'STARS'.

Vol. 12 No. 4

Bev Tully's Jacobean Project Holder is a matching piece to her sewing basket lid featured in Voll.11 No 10. It uses Gumnut Yarns 1-ply fine wool 'DAISIES' and 2-ply crewel wool 'BLOSSOMS'.

Vol. 12 No. 3

Jan Bergman uses Gumnut Yarns 1-ply fine wool 'DAISIES' and 2-ply crewel wool 'BLOSSOMS' to create sewing accessories featuring shell-shaped scissor keeper and pin holder, plus starfish scissor fob.

Vol. 11 No. 10

Bev Tully has used traditional Jacobean stitching techniques to stitch an exotic sewing basket lid using Gumnut Yarns 1-ply fine wool 'DAISIES' and 2-ply crewel wool 'BLOSSOMS'.

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Vol. 11 No. 2

Bev Tully again uses Gumnut Yarns 2-Ply crewel wool 'BLOSSOMS' and 'GEMSTONES' to embroider a floral cover for a sewing basket.

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Vol. 11 No. 1

Collect your pearls and store in this "Rose Jewellery Box" by Bev Tully. The lid is decorated with shaded rose blooms created using Gumnut Yarns 1-ply fine wool 'DAISIES'.

Vol.10 No. 5

"Rose Vine Needle book" is designed and stitched by Wendie Young. It is a companion to her "Rose Vine Chatelaine" featured in Embroidery and Cross Stitch Vol.10 No.2 and uses primarily Gumnut Yarns hand-dyed stranded silk 'STARS'.

 

 

 

Vol.10 No. 3

Designed and stitched by Jenny McWhinney this "glowing candles" Christmas stocking will hold lots of goodies. It primarily uses Gumnut Yarns hand-dyed 2-ply crewel wool 'BLOSSOMS' and 1-ply fine wool 'DAISIES.

 

 

Vol.10 No. 2

"Rose Vine Chatelaine" is designed and stitched by Wendie Young using Gumnut Yarns hand-dyed stranded silk 'STARS'.

 

Vol.9 No.1

Celebrate Christmas with four embroidered bonbons designed by Deena Gillies. Featuring the use of Gumnut Yarns hand-dyed stranded silk 'STARS' they would be perfect for the Christmas tree or as a table decoration.

 

Vol.4 No.2

Ruth Redhead's "Elephant Springtime" sleeping bag will keep the smallest member of the family "snug as a bug in a rug". As it's name suggests, appliquéd grey elephants frolic in a garden of springtime flowers embroidered from threads including Gumnut Yarns 2-ply crewel wool 'BLOSSOMS', 1-ply fine wool 'DAISIES' and perlé silk 'BUDS'.

 

Vol.2 No.4 

Gina Marion uses the strong silk threads in "Heavenly Hardanger" placemats and matching coasters.

 

Embroidery Treasures 

Wendie Young has designed and embroidered an 'exquisite' tape measure cover using Gumnut Yarns stranded silk 'STARS'.

 

 

Images reproduced courtesy of Express Publications.

BEAUTIFUL COUNTRY CRAFT

Vol.21 No.3

'Merrilyn Whittle created this delicate little embroidered trinket worked in Gumnut Yarns stranded silk 'STARS', that's sure to adorn your Christmas tree for many years to come'.


Image reproduced courtesy of Express Publications.

 

  AUSTRALIAN COUNTRY
CRAFT AND DECORATING

Vol.13 No.12

A spring garden tea-cosy would be the perfect project for winter. Margot Hammonds' three dimensional embroidery uses  primarily Gumnut Yarns 2-ply crewel wool 'BLOSSOMS' and 'GEMSTONES', 1-ply fine wool 'DAISIES' and silk/wool 'OPALS'.


Image reproduced courtesy of Express Publications

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