The Design Collective: Christmas

In the second volume of The Design Collective series, we’re celebrating Christmas in stitch. We asked twelve of the most talented designers to commemorate Christmas in stitch. Each designer was give the same brief. No rules. No guidelines. The only criteria; the final project must celebragte Chrtistmas. The result? The most imaginative and artistic way to celebrate Christmas with needle and thead you have ever seen.

Featured Projects

'The Design Collective - Christmas' features the following projects:

The Nutcracker by Natalie Dupuis
A beloved Christmas decoration depicted in or nué with additional embellishments to enhance the design

A Christmas Rose by Betsy Morgan
Ornament with a stumpwork hellebore and gold star worked over a background of counted thread embroidery

A Sprig of Holly by Susan O'Connor
Elegant brooch with holly berries and leaves worked with silk threads

Pat's Bonbon by Hazel Blomkamp
A bonbon to use every year, adorned with sparkling poinsettias, flowers and leaves in three-dimensional beading

A Summer Christmas by Ana Mallah
Wreath with softly shaded hydrangeas and berries to honour the different seasons around the world at Christmas

Folk Art Bird Ornament by Trish Burr
Colourful bird with flowers and snowflakes inspired by Scandinavian folk art

Christmas Wreath by Di van Niekerk
Wreath with Christmas reds and greens, framed in a hoop bound with hand-dyed silk ribbon

White Christmas by Di Kirchner
White hanging ornament with a garland of leaves, beaded berries and twigs

Memories by Margaret Lee
Centrepiece table mat sumptuously worked with Japanese-style bead embroidery

Box of Delights by Helen M. Stevens
Large design of hellebores and small designs of sweet pea, fuchsia and morning glory

Secrets by Laurence Lieblich
Pyramid box with surface embroidery in silk and metallic threads

Christmas Cheer by Katherine Duiguid
Sparkling Christmas tree ornament embellished with metal thread, beads and crystals

Collections: Books & Magazines, Books 2022

Type: Books

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