French Hydrangea, Mum, Leaf, Double Cast-on Daisy, Four Petal Daisy Combine the squares to make a fabulous quilt sampler. Each of the designs have enough white space (fabric) around them so that you can frame them or make small pillows. These can also be mixed with the JDR Learning kits for more blocks for your quilt. Block Size: 7” x 7” (Registration Marks) Fabric Size: 10” x 10” EdMar Threads - Suggested Colors: Cire 028, Iris 053, 134, 141, 167; Glory 082
A double pink peony is the inspiration for the new drizzleberry stitch. This original new dimensional technique is used to stitch the peony center, and is also useful for flower centers in other flowers. Design size: 5” x 6”.
Ten butterflies and eleven different flowers wind themselves around the new Mossy Branch border in this garden of Brazilian dimensional embroidery stitching wonders. Design size 12” x 12”. A stitch guide and finishing suggestions are included with all Millefiori designs. This is an intermediate-advanced level Brazilian embroidery design.
A-Tisket, A-Tasket – flowers in a wicker basket! Stitch lots of new flowers – the Blue Mountain Rose, Beauty Rose, Painted Mum, Night Romancing the Moon, Red Flowering Currant, Appalachian Violet and our beloved “Loopy,” Design size 6” x 6”. Stitch Guide included. Intermediate to Advanced level.
The question is often asked of Mary, Mary, Quite Contrary: "How does your garden grow?". This design incorporates a wide variety of beginning, intermediate and advanced stitches and flowers and makes a wonderful class project for a group. Design size 4” x 20” on 10” x 30” fabric. Limited edition – order yours while they last!
This simply stitched design may be framed or made into a pillow suitable for a wedding or christening. Additional traceable letters are included if the stitcher wishes to change the date or add initials. Design size: 9.5” x 9.5”.
Peachy pinks, raspberry wine and lemon-drop yellows highlight a Brazilian embroidery design that features several new flowers, including two lovely roses. The Hibiscus or Rose-of-Sharon at the center of this design is stitched with new techniques for both petals and stamen, and the delicate pastels of the Queen Elizabeth Roses come alive with an easy drizzle technique.
Light and lovely tropical flowers, these realistic Cymbidium Orchids will glow with bright and beautiful rayon floss. The border is a Millefiori original -- the versatile Interlocking Stem Stitch. This is an advanced level Brazilian embroidery design. The single cymbidium orchid shown at left is from the book, My LadyFlowers by Rosalie Wakefield.
Fabric print only. This design is from the back cover of the book, My LadyFlowers, by Rosalie Wakefield. It was developed to demonstrate flowers from the book, which is needed for all instructions. Twenty small oval designs may be stitched and finished as a pillow top or small art quilt.
All instructions are included with this delightful design that introduces nine new flowers from the book, My LadyFlowers, by Rosalie Wakefield. A stitch guide and finishing suggestions are included with all Millefiori designs. This is an advanced level Brazilian embroidery design.
The Prairie Rose and a homespun wreath made of twigs frame this peaceful landscape scene, as the meadowlark’s song echoes across the countryside. A stitch guide and finishing suggestions are included with all Millefiori designs. Level: intermediate-advanced.
“Applesauce,” is a little orange kitten, sleeping beneath a canopy of garden flowers, nestled on a pillow of ferns (of course!).A stitch guide and finishing suggestions are included with all Millefiori designs. This is an intermediate- level Brazilian embroidery design.
Spend some time in this garden and you won’t want to leave – there are lots of different ideas for using cast-on and other stitches here! Enjoy a cherry orchard, climbing summer drizzle roses on the trellis, a flagstone patio, a kitten snoozing in the sun, water garden, flower basket, patio pots, and lots and lots of flowers. Companion piece to Wishes and Dreams.
Hearts inspire. This design will let you dream about possibilities in stitch and the potential in color choices. The new Marseille Knot is used as the border stitch, and a plaited herringbone stitch completes the String of Hearts.
These two little window baskets filled with Glory flowers are suitable for stitching on wearable items (a pocket or a patch) or art quilts and as crazy quil tmotifs , or they may be framed into a small tablescape.
Ten butterflies and eleven different flowers – many new – wind themselves around the new Mossy Branch border in this garden of Brazilian dimensional embroidery stitching wonders. A stitch guide and finishing suggestions are included with all Millefiori designs. This is an intermediate-advanced level Brazilian embroidery design.
Well, you have to look pretty hard to see most of them – some are sleeping, some are watchful, and some are just enjoying each other’s company. So far, they haven’t trampled any of the flowers, so you can begin stitching.
All Brazilian embroidery stitchers love their flowers – and now you will have a chance to preserve these beloved flowers forever, with B. E. Flower Preserves, a design featuring all of the basic B.E. stitches as well as a few specialty techniques. Intermediate skill level.
The American Beauty Rose, introduced in the U.S. in 1886, is a long-blooming, strongly-scented deep pink hybrid perpetual rose and is stitched here with a new variation of the traditional Brazilian embroidery bullion rose. A stitch guide and finishing suggestions are included with all Millefiori designs. Level: Intermediate/advanced.
The very tall and beautiful pink garden perennial, Astrantia, is also known as Masterwort, Melancholy Gentleman or Hattie’s Pincushion. Its beautiful seed pods are often used in dried arrangements. This flower is translated into Brazilian dimensional embroidery using the delightful and original drizzleberry technique developed by Rosalie Wakefield.
“Come to the Circus!” Or if a carnival will do, here’s one for you! Flowers, flowers, flowers and showers of confetti delight unique circus acts. Tony the Tiger and Larry the Lion peek out from behind topical flowers as a high-wire act with two little bluebirdies – The Flying Winglendas (distant cousins of the famous Flying Wallendas) – entertain from on high.
A floral landscape hides little critters– a kitty, a bunny, an owl, and new, tiny 22-Stitch* (*Give-or-Take A Stitch) flower fairies – among 17 flowers. A lovely floral border accentuates the design and introduces new stitches. A dimensional stitch guide and finishing instructions are included.
A-Tisket, A-Tasket– flowers in a wicker basket! Stitch lots of new flowers – the Blue Mountain Rose, Beauty Rose, Painted Mum, Night Romancing the Moon, Red Flowering Currant, Appalachian Violet and our beloved “Loopy”. Intermediate/advanced level.
Who would have thought it? A crab with crafting skills!! Claudia, our little CQ cutie, sidles along the seafloor, bringing her embroidery along as she embellishes her own garb with the Rosebud Knot, Sand Tulips, Sunny Susan, bright-eyed Swimmy Fish and interesting, simple crazy quilt border stitches. Intermediate/advanced level.
It’s wonderful to have lots of arms and legs. Think of the stitching you can do! This Crazy-Lace Octopus, Olivia, has put each of her eight arms to good use, embellishing her personal ‘wearable” with crazy patch stitches and lacy petticoats that peek from beneath her hemline. See More Info for further description.
Beautiful butterlfies dance upon the flowers in a delightful design featuring her elegant Art Nouveau lily, delphiniums, lily-of-the-valley, cascade blossoms, snow flower, bleeding heart, and butterfly bush. Five different butterflies are enclosed in a lovely heart border entwined with flowering vines.
Bright, cheery daisies are being visited by a butterfly. Design by Jacqueline O'Reilly, directions by Sunshine. Familiarity with the stitches is assumed - see More Info for stitches used and threads recommended.
A narrow wreath of bright spring flowers surrounds a small bouquet of the same flowers. Design by Jacqueline O'Reilly. Directions by Sunshine. Directions are for how to use the stitches to complete the design. Individual stitch instructions are NOT included.
Design size: 13.5" diameter.