Compelled by our belief that every embroidery has a story waiting to be told, ‘A Passion for Needlework’ is a series of books that tell these stories.
Inside the pages of 'Factoria VII’, our second book in the series, you will experience the delight of 12 extraordinary needlework projects showcased in a history-rich, rustic cottage with interior furnishings that have been curated with as much love and care as the embroidery designs themselves. A wonderful union with endless possibilities.
As one of the world’s most beautiful needlework publications, each book in the series features 12 masterpieces for your stitching pleasure, hand selected to delight your senses and evoke your passion. Every project an adventure; each piece with its own unique story.
A Passion for Needlework | Factoria VII is the ultimate coffee table book and how-to guide for any discerning needlework artisan. This 192-page publication features a hard cover with linen binding, gold foil, ribbon bookmark, premium quality print and a pocket for convenient storage of the pattern sheets.
Featuring lavish galleries of gorgeous photography for the admirer, meticulous and detailed instructions for the hands-on, all projects include our world leading step-by-step instructions complete with detailed diagrams, how-to guides, expert tips and tricks and illustrated stitching glossary.
'A Passion for Needlework 2 | Factoria VII' features the following projects:
Flower Pots by Ana Mallah
Gorgeous trinket pots embellished with exquisite stumpwork flowers
Jacobean Hunt by Phillipa Turnbull
Magnificent crewel design filled with dynamic motifs
Red Currants by Julie Kniedl
Luscious threedimensional berries and leaves worked with fine, wool threads
Le Magnolia by Catherine Laurencon
Stunning threadpainted magnolia worked in vibrant colours on linen
Versailles Chatelaine by Susan O'Connor
Elegant silk needlebook with a monogram, pinwheel, scissor sheath and fob
Reticella Sampler by Christine P. Bishop
Italian cutwork needlelace designs from the 14th and 15th centuries
Winter Sunset by Hazel Blomkamp
Glorious surface embroidery with gentle colours and textures
Leaping Hare by Barbara Kershaw
Pretty linen sachet with a leaping hare worked in Casalguidi embroidery
Edinburgh Etui by Betsy Morgan
Charming etui and accessories with counted work and surface embroidery
The Linnet by Nicola Jarvis
Enchanting silk and goldwork bird, adorned with a sparkling crown
Blackwell Roundel by Jenny Adin-Christie
Graceful Arts and Crafts inspired motifs in a range of techniques using silk and metal threads
Bee-Eaters by Renette Kumm
Superb threadpainted study of European bee-eaters