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Download the World Embroidery Day Manifesto (pdf) for July 30 in English here. Or in manifest für den Weltsticktag am 30. Juli or Manifeste pour la Journée Mondiale de Broderie le 30 Juillet or Manifest för Världsbroderidagen. Design by iHanna Social Injustice, Its All Good, Manifesto, Den, Needlework, Expressions, Reflection, Embrace, Couture
Blogg - Broderiakademin | Swedish Embroiderer's Guild
Download the World Embroidery Day Manifesto (pdf) for July 30 in English here. Or in manifest für den Weltsticktag am 30. Juli or Manifeste pour la Journée Mondiale de Broderie le 30 Juillet or Manifest för Världsbroderidagen. Design by iHanna
A newly completed commission (June 2019) for a pair of silk shaded buzzards.  One strand of stranded cotton was used in the needle, with several shades being used at one time. Each feather was stitched individually in the correct order to create a 3D effect.  Commissions accepted, please contact me to enquire. liz@theartoftheneedle.co.uk Buzzard, Silk Shades, Stitch, Stranded, Embroidery, Liz, Completed, June, Feather
Silk Shaded Buzzards
A newly completed commission (June 2019) for a pair of silk shaded buzzards. One strand of stranded cotton was used in the needle, with several shades being used at one time. Each feather was stitched individually in the correct order to create a 3D effect. Commissions accepted, please contact me to enquire. liz@theartoftheneedle.co.uk
Lenham Needlecraft & The Art of the Needle
Lenham Needlecraft & The Art of the Needle
My current work in progress: two silk shaded buzzards, worked onto pale blue evenweave cotton.  Each feather is worked one at a time, starting with the ones nearest the body to create an overlapping effect. Once complete, I will upholster the fabric onto a piano stool. Embroidered Photo, Piano Stool, Noni, Photo Album, Pale, Progress, Upholster
Silk Shaded Buzzards
My current work in progress: two silk shaded buzzards, worked onto pale blue evenweave cotton. Each feather is worked one at a time, starting with the ones nearest the body to create an overlapping effect. Once complete, I will upholster the fabric onto a piano stool.
Lenham Needlecraft & The Art of the Needle
Lenham Needlecraft & The Art of the Needle
Three blackwork cuffs were embroidered, with two left purposely unfinished, using black silk floss and a high count of white evenweave linen to replicate Tudor blackwork embroidery for an upcoming TV adaptation of Philippa Gregory's novel on Catherine of Aragon. Medieval Embroidery, Modern Embroidery, White Embroidery, Embroidery And Stitching, Blackwork Embroidery Designs, Blackwork Patterns, Tudor Tailor, Modern Sewing Projects, Tudor Fashion
Blackwork Cuffs
Three blackwork cuffs were embroidered, with two left purposely unfinished, using black silk floss and a high count of white evenweave linen to replicate Tudor blackwork embroidery for an upcoming TV adaptation of Philippa Gregory's novel on Catherine of Aragon.
Lenham Needlecraft & The Art of the Needle
Lenham Needlecraft & The Art of the Needle
I was asked to adapt my lampshade design for this large coolie hat shaped lampshade, making it wider and longer to fit, before hand embroidering the crewelwork onto the linen twill and making up into the finished lampshade. I always include a little snail on each lampshade with my initials, which can be seen here. Embroidery Patterns, Patchwork, Loom Knitting Patterns, Floral, Diy, Jacobean Embroidery, Hand Embroidered, Lampshade Designs
Blue Crewelwork Lampshade
I was asked to adapt my lampshade design for this large coolie hat shaped lampshade, making it wider and longer to fit, before hand embroidering the crewelwork onto the linen twill and making up into the finished lampshade. I always include a little snail on each lampshade with my initials, which can be seen here.
Lenham Needlecraft & The Art of the Needle
Lenham Needlecraft & The Art of the Needle
This commission was worked using applique, long & short stitch, stumpwork and goldwork.  Once completed, the original artwork was scanned and made up into Christmas cards for Lenham Needlecraft's clients and customers. www.lenhamneedlecraft.co.uk Goldwork, Stumpwork, Christmas Cards, Novelty Christmas, Christmas Ornaments, Long And Short Stitch, Light Take, Needlecraft, Cellophane
Embroidered Christmas Card
This commission was worked using applique, long & short stitch, stumpwork and goldwork. Once completed, the original artwork was scanned and made up into Christmas cards for Lenham Needlecraft's clients and customers. www.lenhamneedlecraft.co.uk
Lenham Needlecraft & The Art of the Needle
Lenham Needlecraft & The Art of the Needle
Handmade and covered book, with cotton rag paper inserts and a raised goldwork emblem on the front. Metal, Art Deco, Art, Handmade Book, Thread, Book Cover, Embroidered, Paper
Goldwork Book
Handmade and covered book, with cotton rag paper inserts and a raised goldwork emblem on the front.
Lenham Needlecraft & The Art of the Needle
Lenham Needlecraft & The Art of the Needle
Personalised, hand embroidered cufflinks featuring the letter J and a daffodil.  Worked onto ivory satin and set in silver plated cufflink settings. Letter J, Daffodils, Silver Plate, Cufflinks, Ivory, Plating, Personalised
Embroidered Cufflinks
Personalised, hand embroidered cufflinks featuring the letter J and a daffodil. Worked onto ivory satin and set in silver plated cufflink settings.
Lenham Needlecraft & The Art of the Needle
Lenham Needlecraft & The Art of the Needle
I participated in the Lady's Magazine Stitch Off - taking an original embroidery pattern from an 18th century edition of the magazine, and applying it to a shawl.  The shawl was part of the exhibition run at Chawton House Library, to celebrate the 200th anniversary of Jane Austen's 'Emma'. Home Libraries, Women Magazines, 18th Century, Shawl, Emma, Jane, Throw Blanket, Exhibition
Lady's Magazine Stitch Off
I participated in the Lady's Magazine Stitch Off - taking an original embroidery pattern from an 18th century edition of the magazine, and applying it to a shawl. The shawl was part of the exhibition run at Chawton House Library, to celebrate the 200th anniversary of Jane Austen's 'Emma'.
Lenham Needlecraft & The Art of the Needle
Lenham Needlecraft & The Art of the Needle
Two matching crewelwork lampshades in shades of pillar box red, designed, embroidered and made up into lampshades by Liz Tapper Lampshades, Pillars, Made, Design, Lamp Shades
Red Crewelwork Lampshades
Two matching crewelwork lampshades in shades of pillar box red, designed, embroidered and made up into lampshades by Liz Tapper
Lenham Needlecraft & The Art of the Needle
Lenham Needlecraft & The Art of the Needle
Hand embroidered, customised cufflinks on ivory satin with silver plated cufflink settings. Pretty Embroidery, Embroidery Works, Flower Meanings, Whitework, Sterling Silver Cufflinks, Cursive Fonts, Gold Work, Monogram Initials
Embroidered Cufflinks
Hand embroidered, customised cufflinks on ivory satin with silver plated cufflink settings.
Lenham Needlecraft & The Art of the Needle
Lenham Needlecraft & The Art of the Needle
Replacing old broken and tarnished gilt pearl purl with new. Purl, Altar, Gilt, Olds, Needlepoint, Crewel Embroidery, Embroidery Stitches
Red Altar Frontal Repair
Replacing old broken and tarnished gilt pearl purl with new.
Lenham Needlecraft & The Art of the Needle
Lenham Needlecraft & The Art of the Needle
Reattaching of Jap gold couching. Rugs, Tableware, Gold, Home Decor, Farmhouse Rugs, Dinnerware
Red Altar Frontal Repair
Reattaching of Jap gold couching.
Lenham Needlecraft & The Art of the Needle
Lenham Needlecraft & The Art of the Needle
Reattaching silver twist outline which had come away. Frontal, Outline, Twist, Purple, Silver, Viola, Money
Purple Altar Frontal Repair
Reattaching silver twist outline which had come away.
Lenham Needlecraft & The Art of the Needle
Lenham Needlecraft & The Art of the Needle
Crewel embroidered flowers worked on grey flannel with a bright pink satin lining for Monsoon Childrens Coats, Grey Flannel, Pink Satin, Monsoon, Embroidered Flowers, Bright Pink, Cardigan, Sweaters
Monsoon Children's Coats
Crewel embroidered flowers worked on grey flannel with a bright pink satin lining for Monsoon
Lenham Needlecraft & The Art of the Needle
Lenham Needlecraft & The Art of the Needle
Applique and satin stitch lettering for a kennel club tablecloth Satin Stitch, Kennel, Table Cloth, Applique, Club, Lettering, Drawing Letters, Brush Lettering
Kennel Club Tablecloth
Applique and satin stitch lettering for a kennel club tablecloth
Lenham Needlecraft & The Art of the Needle
Lenham Needlecraft & The Art of the Needle
This huge footstool, worked in wools and silks on canvas, needed a lot of work.  The canvas was removed in three sections, cleaned, supported, holes reworked, stitches colour and thread matched and replaced, then reupholstered back onto the original footstool base but with new padding as it was originally horsehair, and fresh braid, cord and tacks applied to cover the joins. Horsehair, Reworked, Reupholster, Footstool, Braid, Stitches, Decorative Boxes, Cord, Huge
Canvas Footstool
This huge footstool, worked in wools and silks on canvas, needed a lot of work. The canvas was removed in three sections, cleaned, supported, holes reworked, stitches colour and thread matched and replaced, then reupholstered back onto the original footstool base but with new padding as it was originally horsehair, and fresh braid, cord and tacks applied to cover the joins.
Lenham Needlecraft & The Art of the Needle
Lenham Needlecraft & The Art of the Needle