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RW.8010 - Life Is BeautifulRW.8010 - Life Is BeautifulRW.8010 - Life Is Beautiful
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#RW.8010 RW.8010 - Life Is Beautiful

The message says it all, and pretty new flowers allow the stitcher to try it all!

Depending on stitch placement, the same trio of stitches creates three entirely different focal flowers - the Stella d’Oro daylily, Pinwheel, and the Stop Anytime.

A new technique for creating wisteria blossoms will delight you with its simplicity, and you’ll enjoy stitching the new Mexicali rose, as well as harlequin roses, delicate little sweetheart roses, daisies, little barbies and more.

It’s like playing in your own private garden!

 

Design:  10” circular 

$15.00
RW.8009 - DaisyRW.8009 - Daisy
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#RW.8009 RW.8009 - Daisy

The Brazilian Dimensional Embroidery International Guild's Flower of the Year for 2014 brings us Daisy.

Daisy is a little burrito. She wears ruffled bobby socks and purple patent leather shoes. She has daisies in her hair and a colorful mane.  --and she gathers a festive burro bouquet.

Her flower collection begins with a Mexicali Rose made with another variation of Rosalie’s “Comma”, the Mexican Sunflower, Margarita Daisies, Salsa Cups, Burrito Blossoms and little Taco Bells stitched with Rosalie’s original woven picot bullion and cast-on pistil stitches.

The Picotee butterfly enchants Daisy with its new version of the picot cast-on that introduces a new idea for filling the space in a looping cast-on, plus the combination fly-stitch/bullion for body and antennae.   

If you enjoyed stitching Millefiori design #999 "TooT", you will have just as much fun with our little Daisy.               

 

Design: 5” x 7"

$12.00
RW.8008 - Dreaming In FlowersRW.8008 - Dreaming In FlowersRW.8008 - Dreaming In Flowers
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#RW.8008 RW.8008 - Dreaming In Flowers

As she daydreams and watches the progress of a ladybug family, this young girl finds her dreams filled with flowers: a plumeria in her hair, michelmas daisies, fizzy stick flowers, Rosalie Wakefield’s picot rose, scarlet paintbrush, twinkle bells, little rosey posey, fan lily, blue-eyed peas and bachelors buttons.

Choose Iris or Frost to go with Glory to stitch the new Picotee butterflies and lazy daisy birdies perched on an overhead flower stem as they sing her daydreams.

 

Design:  6” x 7.5”- $12.00

$12.00
RW.8007 - Waltz of the FlowersRW.8007 - Waltz of the FlowersRW.8007 - Waltz of the Flowers
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#RW.8007 RW.8007 - Waltz of the Flowers

This delightful little Brazilian embroidery design is the size of a CD. It can be finished as an ornament, backed with a second CD, or it would make a lovely cover design for an iPad, reader or jewelry box.

 

You’ll dance your way through some floral delights – the Interlude Rose, Three to Tango (a variation of the Bossa Nova), the Can-Can (a new technique with naughty ruffles), Vienna Rose (made with spiral lace), Staccato (a brand new drizzle), Fox (Trot) Grass, and the Hokey Pokey – all versatile, lighter-floss-weight flowers that can be stitched anywhere.

 

Design:   5” circular on 12” x 12” fabric

$12.00
RW.8006 - South of the BorderRW.8006 - South of the Border
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#RW.8006 RW.8006 - South of the Border

When you name a design “South of the Border”, your color choices are endless  - vivid, pastel, lively, muted - and you can truly make this design your own by selecting a favorite color palette.

If you like the challenge of learning new flowers, there are lots of new flower techniques here and a different leaf to go with each. The lacelike chiffon lilies are stitched with a variation of my “Archie drizzle” technique and stamens are added with the new cast-on pistil stitch. The fan flower is made with a bullion-woven buttonhole stitch, the colors quietly echoed in its leaf veins. Amazon asters sway in the gentle southern breeze, and you'll stitch the lollipop lily, Argentine weeping lilies and the rain lily – all with new techniques that can be used on other designs. The teacup flower collects cast-on stitches and bullions together, so you can have your afternoon "cuppa" right here among the flowers.

Design:    5” x 7” on 10” x 12” fabric

$12.00
RW.8005 - Wind ChimesRW.8005 - Wind ChimesRW.8005 - Wind Chimes
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#RW.8005 RW.8005 - Wind Chimes

Breeze through this Brazilian embroidery design and finish it as a small art quilt or pillow – wind chimes gently singing in the wind, each flower ready for stitching on any other design. Swaying to the music is a family of owls – mom and dad ready to step out onto the dance floor (or in this case a tree branch), a young teenage owl listening to her own music on her smart phone, and a young swinging owl on a swing, just swinging. Butterflies and Glory Be! s dance in the sky and a garden filled with flowers, weeds and grounded creatures – can you find them? – a mouse, ladybug, snail and kitten -  just enjoy themselves.

You’ll have so much fun stitching the wildlife that you might forget the flowers, but don’t!  They are the best part – different techniques on each of the garden flowers, and each wind chime featuring a variety of stitch combinations. Some stitches are the chain stitch, detached buttonhole stem stitch, knotted loop, Little Archie, lollipop, lopsided lazy daisy, needle weaving (three different ideas),new cast-on pistil stitch, reverse colonial knot, reverse lazy daisy, satin stitch with Lola, side fly, star-fill and the comma.

Design:     10” x 12” fabric on 15” x 17” fabric

$15.00
RW.8004 - Crystal SpringsRW.8004 - Crystal SpringsRW.8004 - Crystal Springs
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#RW.8004 RW.8004 - Crystal Springs

Beautiful botanical gardens are found throughout the world. Native plants and flowers of the Pacific Northwest inspire “Crystal Springs”, a tribute to one of Oregon’s many lovely gardens. Waterfalls and a spring-fed lake provide habitat for waterfowl as visitors stroll along garden paths, enjoying the spectacular rhododendrons and azaleas that bloom from March through June.

A great blue heron, “Portland’s Official Bird” wades in shallow waters, drawing visitors through the garden to admire floral treasures of nature. Dragonflies flutter by at “beak level” hiding behind a lovely camellia and ridged blanket stitch ferns.

Stitchers will learn the new “Lollipop Stitch” to make water hyacinths. Catkins in the red alder trees are also stitched with an interesting new technique. You'll stitch realistic alder or birch tree trunks and branches, adding foliage with the original continuous drizzle. Realistic waterfalls and streams, rocks and other natural elements are included. Crystal Springs also includes the lovely mountain laurel, Douglas fir tree, hosta and a native wildflower, the trillium, all encircled by the String of Pearls border made with bullions and the reverse colonial knot.

Two companion prints are available for this design -- Millefiori design #817 "The Waterlilies of Claude Monet" and #842 "Covered Bridge".

Design:     8” circular on 15” x 15” fabric, medium blue only.

$15.00
RW.8003 - Cherish
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#RW.8003 RW.8003 - Cherish

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.

Stem and outline stitch are used to create the bell, ribbon and letters. The edge of the bell is stitched with cast-on stitches, a tiny bead nestled within each. Buds are made with cast-on stitches and a loop of beads for added sparkle.

The ribbon is stitched with Glory and edged with the Reverse Colonial Knot (my preferred substitute for a French knot) - instructions included. The flowers at the top of the bell are made with a variation of my original stitch technique, the Canada’s Rose.

 

Design:    9½” x 9½” on 15” x 15” fabric

$12.00
RW.8000 - My Book of Stitches
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#RW.8000 RW.8000 - My Book of Stitches

Developed from over 200 Millefiori embroidery designs and more than seven of Rosalie Wakefield’s books on Brazilian embroidery, including Take A Stitch, a new spin is now added to familiar stitches as hundreds of innovative ideas fill the pages in My Book of Stitches. 

This collection of dimensional embroidery ideas is meant to inspire other stitchers toward designing and creativity and may be used on any project – crazy quilts, wearable items or needlework for the home. Visit my blog at http://rosaliewakefield-millefiori.blogspot.com/ Patterns to use with some of the flowers and stitches will be posted periodically.

 

5.5” x 8.5” Coil Binding, 298 pages                                            

$30.00
999 - TooT
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#999 999 - TooT

An elephant is a nice place for flowers.

For one thing, an elephant holds a LOT of flowers. For another, it’s a good location for “extra” flowers that didn’t fit any other design.  Meadowfoam is one such flower – easily stitched with bullions and cast-on stitches, but with a different sort of arrangement.

Other new flowers with simple stitches, re-arranged, include the large spiral flower and its double cast-on drizzle center, trumpet flower, rocket vine, prim-rose, nose rose and Ele-bun flowers, all named suitably for this elegant elephant who is also wearing a fascinator (hat) in the English Princess style, made with a variation of the Globe Amaranth flower from Rosalie’s book, My LadyFlowers.

Oops! We almost forgot the “Eeek Factor”, a sweet little mouse admiring the flowers its friend is wearing.

If you enjoy stitching "TooT", look for the new Millefiori design #8009 "Daisy" ... the little burro and the elephant go together just like Republicans and Democrats!

 

Design:           5” x 7” on 10” x 12” fabric

$12.00
998 - Cloud 9
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#998 998 - Cloud 9

Cloud Nine is the flowering dogwood tree, Cornus florida 'Cloud 9'.

A very durable flower petal, perfect for wearable items, crazy quilt motifs, or made into a Christmas ornament, is created with a new version of a combination cast-on and bullion stitch, but the most interesting part of the flower petal is the use of a drizzle, attached before finishing.

Dogwood blossoms have a lighter, pale yellow or green center vein, but I’ve used the darker color to bring more definition. In addition to stitching this flower – easily finished in an afternoon or evening – you will learn to make the Millefiori original border, the Interlocking Stem Stitch. This flower was introduced and is the same as the dogwood blossom on the “B.E. A Tree” design.

Design:           3” x 3½” on 8” x 8” fabric

$8.00
997 - B.E. A Tree DOGwood with Cats
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#997 997 - B.E. A Tree DOGwood with Cats

Brazilian embroider a tree, but not just any tree. It’s a DOGwood tree. This dogwood has each of its flower petals stitched with a new technique for a notched leaf and a connected drizzle center vein.

You probably saw the lovely floral Heather-Scottie right away, but there’s also a Guard-en Dog, a Poodle Puff, and the new Pom-Pom Pomeranian hanging for dear life out of the reach of those cats. You'll also stitch King Arf-ur and Sir Barks-A-Lot (aka Barky), and traceable floral patterns are included so you can stitch each of these doggie flowers without the ears and eyes.

This design features several new, original techniques – the new cast-on pistil stitch, knotted double loop, bubble backstitch, and the tree -- simply stitched with over-dyed Nova using stem and outline stitches, and this time the cats have treed the dogs, waiting in joyful anticipation to see which doggie they can capture first.

 

Design:           7” x 8” on 10” x 12” fabric

$12.00
996 - A Whisper of Springtime
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#996 996 - A Whisper of Springtime

As the seasons change, lilacs burst into bloom and butterflies visit a garden with gazebo. A flower-strewn path along the meandering stream includes loosestrife, red clover, ferns and little umbrella plants.

Lilacs are stitched with the original lilac cluster technique from the Millefiori design, “Seasons of the Butterfly”. Other stitches used are the comma, the ridged blanket stitch, twisted chain, chain stitch filling, double outline stitch and herringbone-style leaves which self-pad with each pass of the needle through the fabric. You’ll also learn an intriguing way of adding a whole bank of flowers to a design with just one stitch. Dainty clover petals are stitched with Glory and the #15 milliners needle. If you like stitching with lighter-weight floss, such as Iris and Glory, this is the class for you!

 

Design:           6” x 6” on 10” x 10” fabric

$12.00
995 - Rose Garden995 - Rose Garden995 - Rose Garden
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#995 995 - Rose Garden

Nine entirely new dimensional roses in this Brazilian embroidery design are Crescendo, Damask, Spider Rose, Marco Polo, Double Delight, Moondance, Tropicana, Heirloom, and Applause. Roses are accented with side flowers and framed with a double thread running stitch border as the original Millefiori Mossy Branches twine around all.

You’ll stitch easy variations of the zigzag cast-on, two different versions of the piggyback cast-on, the new pistil stitch, the comma, RM couching, as well as the up-down cast-on, the wrap ‘n gather technique, reverse colonial knot (a preferred French knot substitute), raised close herringbone, padded herringbone-style stitch, an original woven buttonhole bullion and more ideas to use on your other embroidery.

Each of these flowers can be stitched as a separate motif for a wearable item or stitched on a crazy quilt, or the design may be incorporated as an art quilt or framed for your garden room.

Design: 13" x 13" on 18" x 18" fabric cut

$18.00
994 - Pocket Projects994 - Pocket Projects
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#994 994 - Pocket Projects

Do you remember the original B.E. pistil stitch used for the Geron Daisy? Well, the new Cast-on Pistil Stitch is worked exactly opposite! Bring the needle up at the “knot”, cast on instead of wrapping! Easy as pie!!

There are three separate pocket-sized designs on one fabric print! That’s only $4 for each 3” x 3” design. Cut them apart for wearable items, crazy quilt motifs, for framing, or just for fun!

         Perfect for classes!!

 

 

 

$12.00
993 - Field of Flowers993 - Field of Flowers993 - Field of Flowers
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#993 993 - Field of Flowers

OK, it might look “busy,” but you will have a smile on your face as you fall face down into this Brazilian dimensional embroidery field of colorful flowers.

 

Stitch “Field of Flowers” as a framed piece for a skinny wall, as a panel for a vest or art quilt, or as an album cover – the possibilities are unlimited. Use the colors shown here (all colors are repeated at top and/or bottom or side to side), or you can select one color for a monochromatic color scheme. Flowers are stitched almost entirely with Iris, but some Lola, Ciré and Frost is also used.
 
The second version of this design is stitched on white fabric with almost all Iris #227, a few matchng matte-colored beads, and finished as a small art quilt. If you decide to stitch an art quilt, I suggest selecting your cotton fabric first so you can coordinate colors.

 

In addition to the Dutch tulip and the Delft rose, there are some intricate flowers, including Rosalie's realistic, original Gladdy with its bundled bullion framework, and two versions of the cast-on flower with instructions on how to really “fluff-up” those cast-on stitches.
 
This design also introduces Rosalie’s latest innovation, the brand new cast-on pistil stitch – an amazing new idea for one of our original Brazilian dimensional embroidery stitches and a Really Useful Stitch to use on your other embroidery projects.
 
Unusual stitch combinations will perk your own imagination and inspire you to try new things. You’ll also learn how to stitch ribbons quickly and easily, the lazy heart leaves, reverse colonial knot, cast-on twist, raised close herringbone, Brazilian couching and lots of other interesting techniques.

 

In addition to all those flowers in the field, look for birdies, butterflies, ladybugs, a cute (yes!) slug, and dragonfly – more than two dozen flowers, leaves and other assorted surprises – truly the “Where’s Waldo?” of Brazilian embroidery!
 
This is an intermediate level design. Only a few are left!

 

Design: 5” x 10” on 12” x 15” fabric

$15.00
979 - Ruby Slipper Orchid979 - Ruby Slipper Orchid979 - Ruby Slipper Orchid
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#979 979 - Ruby Slipper Orchid

The exciting Ruby Slipper Orchid is a true delight to stitch. The petals are made with a new variation of Rosalie Wakefield’s original “Archie” [Archie R. A. Drizzle] technique, but finished with each floss strand having a different purpose. Working with Ciré, you’ll add auxiliary orchid petals with satin stitch, and edge the main petal with ruffled cast-on stitches.
 
Up-down drizzles add a finishing touch to this orchid. Leaves are also stitched with Ciré with Brazilian outline outline-stitched stems. This orchid may also be stitched with Iris and Lola. The second picture shows this embroidery used to finish a decorative box (buy the box first; match the floss to the box). 
 
The finishing touch for this design is the Mosswood Blossom, stitched with Rosalie’s original Brazilian moss stitch.
 
This an intermediate-advanced level design.

5” circular design - Price Reduced

$10.00
978 - Country Road978 - Country Road
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#978 978 - Country Road

A day in the country brings a sense of peace and relaxation as the needle artist wanders among delightful flowers in the landscape.

 

This Brazilian dimensional embroidery design features Charlotte’s Lace Flower, the double raised close herringbone stitch, up-down cast-on, a B.E. version of Erica Wilson’s raised cup stitch, Rosalie's new butterfly knot that will surprise you with its simplicity, and the exciting new Ceylon border stitch.

 

Confetti Spirea flowers are made with drizzles (Oh!  Wait!  --What’s that kitty cat doing there? – besides smashing those little violets flat), and firecracker vines, rudbeckia, hollyhocks, the butterfly vine, double daisies, wild chicory, little roses and blue birdies complete the design.
 
A different stitch is used for each leaf and the countryside elements – fence, rocks, road, and hills are finished with simple basic embroidery stitches. 
     This is an intermediate-advanced level design.

 

6” circular design

$12.00
977 - Reverie
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#977 977 - Reverie

The Crepe Paper Roses on this Brazilian dimensional embroidery design are new. Use coordinating color shades, variegated floss or just one color and stitch one crinkly paper rose with Frost and a #3 milliners needle and another with Lola, using a #1 milliners needle.

 

“Reverie” is a condition of daydreaming while awake – and you will be free to pursue dreamy, fanciful notions of other projects where you can stitch these delightful paper roses. This design is available on white fabric only.

 

 “Reverie” is framed by Rosalie’s ever-popular and original Bouclé border stitch.  Background leaves and swirls are stitched with Ciré and Iris and a mated pair of swans, simply stitched with satin stitch and blanket stitch, add grace and beauty to this small landscape embroidery.

 
 

6” circular design

$12.00
976 - SeaShells
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#976 976 - SeaShells

he artistry of dimensional embroidery inspires the creative stitcher to play with treasures from their sewing box, metallic threads, rayon fibers, nautiical charms, beads such as tiny pearls and coral, and from trips to the seashore as they use their stitching skills to complete a beautiful piece of finished artwork.
 
Millefiori's Brazilian dimensional embroidery design, "SeaShells" is pictured here with assorted beads and "sparkles", but traditional stitches also add beauty to the design. Featured on the "SeaShells" design is an original 22-Stitch* (*Give-or-Take-A-Stitch) Seahorse couple (about the size of a pair of earrings from a stitcher's jewelry box).
 
This is an intermediate level design. SeaShells is shown on a patterned 100% cotton fabric background. Available as a PDF file only, with traceable pattern, color photograph and all instructions.  Retail only.
 
 
Design: 8" circular
$10.00
975 - How Does Your Garden Grow?975 - How Does Your Garden Grow?975 - How Does Your Garden Grow?
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#975 975 - How Does Your Garden Grow?

The question is often asked of Mary, Mary, Quite Contrary: "How does your garden grow?"
    
This RoMaGa dimensional embroidery design, the cooperative effort of three Brazilian embroidery instructor/designers, Rosalie Wakefield, Mary-E. Crichton and Gayl Ratigan, incorporates a wide variety of beginning, intermediate and advanced stitches and flowers and makes a wonderful class project for a group.

 

"How Does Your Garden Grow?" may be finished as a bell pull or framed for a narrow wall. Each small garden oval is planted with different flowers and stitches, and beads or metallic threads add sparkle. Many stitches, flowers and techniques are included with hints and tips that can be used for any embroidery.

 

The design package includes detail photos and patterns for each oval. A stitch guide and finishing suggestions are included with all Millefiori designs. This is an intermediate-advanced level Brazilian embroidery design.
 
Design:  4” x 20” on 10” x 30” fabric. Limited availability; order yours now while they last.
$15.00
974 - Wildflower Wreath
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#974 974 - Wildflower Wreath

Softest pastels in pink, yellow and blue frame the fragrant Rosa ballerina, a musk rose with clusters of single, five-petal flowers edged in a darker shade of pink, and nestled in surrounding blanket-stitched leaves. The heart of the rose is stitched with Rosalie’s original “snowball” technique and a drizzle variation for the stamens is credited to B.E. Designer/Instructor Loretta Holzberger for a technique she developed.

            
The wreath repeats four times around with a motif that can also be used elsewhere, either on wearables, crazy quilts or hand-embroidered greeting cards. A traceable pattern is included.
 
Other flowers you will meet with your needle are the delicate Shellflower in triple satin stitch with Ciré and leaves using a clever technique for adding a natural look to satin stitched leaves.
 
Showy Evening Primroses with their unique Star-Crossed Drizzle stamens are stitched in pale yellow; and delicate blue Chicory, sometimes known as Cornflower or Endive, is stitched with bullions, straight stitches and a bright bead center. 

 

This is an intermediate level Brazilian embroidery design. The Star-Crossed Drizzle is an advanced level stitch.
 

Design: 6” circular - Reduced Price!

$10.00
973 - Olivia, A Crazy Lace Octopus973 - Olivia, A Crazy Lace Octopus
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#973 973 - Olivia, A Crazy Lace Octopus

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. After she does her hair and dons her pearls, she decorates her undersea home with elegant Brazilian dimensional embroidery stitches. A Floss Tail Fish is made with Fluffy Ruffles, two versions of the drizzle and Millefiori’s original Piggyback Cast-on.

 

Seaweed waves in undersea breezes and spiraling folded drizzle sponges offer shade for a simply-stitched oyster, the source of her pearls. Sea anemones, ruffled starfish, a conch shell and “Stretch, the SeaSnail” pause to admire her artistry, which features variations of the rolled rose, needle woven bullions, Star-fill, feathers, fishies and fishing flies.

 

Olivia has a friend, a companion print named Claudia, the Calico Crab (Millefiori #972). Both designs have some stitches and features in common, yet both are quite different. One similarity, though, is those little jellyfish. Olivia’s jellyfish is Jill Jellyfish (…and Claudia’s jellyfish is named Jack Jellyfish). Jill is stitched in pink and lavender with new twisty folded drizzle tentacles and automatic couching. Her petticoats are running cast-on stitches and she is wearing her diamond earrings and tiara.  

 

A stitch guide and finishing suggestions are included with all Millefiori designs. This is an intermediate-advanced level Brazilian embroidery design.

 

Design: 7” x 9”

$12.00
972 - Claudia, A Calico Crab972 - Claudia, A Calico Crab
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#972 972 - Claudia, A Calico Crab

Who would have thought it? A crafty 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.

 

When Claudia’s not stitching conch shells, starfish and Bouclé barnacles, she sashays across the seafloor sideways to dine on pasta coral. New stitch-techniques complete manicotti, mostacholi and mac-and-cheese munchies garnished with pearls and gold charlotte seed beads, all served with a side order of two cleverly-stitched, realistic clams. Claudia’s dining room curtains are decorated with waving, bead-embellished sea grass and RM Couching.

 

Claudia is not alone in her watery wonderland of stitch delights. Just above her and almost hidden in the bullion-enhanced seaweed lurks the rare but well-known Needle-Threader Fish that is in danger of being lured into oblivion by a bobber with wiggle worm attached.

            

Claudia has a friend, a Millefiori companion design, #973 Olivia, A Crazy-Lace Octopus. Both designs have some stitches and features in common, yet both are quite different. One similarity, though, is the little jellyfish. Claudia’s jellyfish is Jack Jellyfish (…and Olivia’s jellyfish is named Jill Jellyfish.) He’s stitched in blues and lavenders with new twisty folded drizzle tentacles and automatic couching, and he’s dressed with running bullions, satin and outline stitch. These designs can be perfectly framed in shadow boxes with agates, charms and other sea treasures.

 

 
A Brazilian dimensional embroidery stitch guide and finishing suggestions are included with all Millefiori designs. This is an intermediate-advanced level Brazilian embroidery design.
 

Design: 7” x 9”

$12.00
971 - The Cascade Rose
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#971 971 - The Cascade Rose

The Cascade Rose, stitched with an exciting new zigzag cast-on stitch,  pays tribute to the beautiful U.S. Pacific Northwest. Dewey MilleFlower beads sparkle at the heart of this stunning flower, a reminder of the beautiful wild rhododendrons that grow in the Coast and Cascade Mountain Ranges from British Columbia to Monterey, California.

 

The mist-covered foothills of these same mountains sparkle in Oregon Mist flowers; and Oregon’s Western Wood Anemone, a native of the West’s coastal forests adds a touch of elegance. The salmonberry, a relative of thimbleberry and raspberry, grows from Alaska to California; its showy magenta double daisy flower blossoms nestling around plump golden needlewoven berries. A shower of lazy daisy leaves, sparkling silver curling sprays and dots of beady mist complete the design.

 

A Brazilian dimensional embroidery stitch guide and finishing suggestions are included with all Millefiori designs. 
 
Level: intermediate-advanced.  Price reduction!

 

Design:  3½” x 4½”

$10.00
970 - A-Tisket, A-Tasket970 - A-Tisket, A-Tasket970 - A-Tisket, A-Tasket
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#970 970 - A-Tisket, A-Tasket

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,” and explore the ways simple stitch re-arrangements can give flowers a completely new look. The Beauty Rose on this design is a variation of Rosalie's new "American Beauty Rose" (Millefiori #965).
 
Bead embroidery techniques are included as well as working with YLI Candlelight fibers. Several different leaf and flower-petal treatments, satin stitch and long, slanted satin stitching add realism to this Brazilian dimensional embroidery design. YLI Candlelight: #021 Copper and EdMar Co.100% rayon floss, Iris #223 are used to finish the basket as shown. Please allow two skeins of Iris floss for stitching the basket. Wash-out guide lines are printed for even stitching.

 

A stitch guide and finishing suggestions are included with all Millefiori designs. This is an intermediate-advanced level Brazilian embroidery design.

 

Design: 6” x 6”

$12.00
969 - Wishes and Dreams969 - Wishes and Dreams
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#969 969 - Wishes and Dreams

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. Framing the design are Millefiori’s new Cascade Blossom, Punctuation Lace Rose, Ruffled Chantilly Rose, Braided Lace Buttercups, a variation of Gayl Ratigan’s 1-2/3-2 “Drizzle with Integrity,” used for the large ferns (and a wonderful addition to any other Brazilian dimensional embroidery design), and foliage stitched with an original – the Millefiori ridged blanket stitch. You’ll also learn the self-padding raised close herringbone stitch developed by Erica Wilson and/or Margaret Boyles and favorite Brazilian dimensional embroidery leaf stitches. The wishing well roof is made with cast-on stitches and the brickwork and bucket with its realistic chain add to the design. Flower fairies, wearing sparkling gold metallic thread, admire the Aztec Lily, Black-eyed Susan, Buddleia, Coneflower, Hollyhocks, Lantana, Michelmas Daisy, MilleFlower, Petunia and Tuxedo Flowers. Beads may be scattered throughout for added sparkle.

 

This 8” x 10” advanced-level design. perfect for a shadow box, is a companion print to Millefiori #926 “Garden Party”. A dimensional stitch guide and finishing instructions are included.

$15.00
968 - Carnival Confetti
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#968 968 - Carnival Confetti

 “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.

 

Dimensional flowers abound – almost all new, but stitched with Brazilian embroidery techniques. Step right up! In the upper corner we have a Balloon Flower. The lower corner is anchored with a Merry-Go-Round Mum. Other flowers are Carnival Carnations, Busy Lizzie Carousel flowers, Harlequin Rose, Hot Buttered Popcorn Plant, and Cascade Circus Blossoms, all blended together with a sparkling shower of colorful tiny beads.

 

If you enjoy stitching designs with a circus theme, see Millefiori #884 “Itty Bitty Clown”, available as a pdf file with full-color instructions and traceable pattern for transferring to your choice of fabric. A stitch guide and finishing suggestions are included with all Millefiori designs.

 
Advanced level design - Very limited supply 
Size: 7” x 9”

 

$12.00
967 - Hattie's Pincushion
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#967 967 - Hattie's Pincushion

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 that I developed a few years ago for the Millefiori Oriental Poppy (#948 “Patty’s Plum") and a double peony (#950 "Drizzleberry Punch"). In addition, a new arrangement of cast-on stitches is used to complete other Astrantia flower varieties on this design, and the seed pods are finished with beadwork, satin and cast-on stitches. 

 

Hiding in the shadows of leaves and stems edged with the versatile Brazilian couching technique are two very cute little “pincushion” hedgehogs, stitched with Rosalie’s original barbed bullions and beady little eyes and noses. A stitch guide and finishing suggestions are included with all Millefiori designs. This is an advanced level Brazilian embroidery design.

 

Size: 6” x 8”

 

$12.00
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#966 966 - Chantilly Lace

If you like cast-on stitches and if you like satin stitching, you will love this design!

 

A beautiful lacewing butterfly is framed with several new flower techniques. The lacewing butterfly was found on the Internet and has been adapted to Brazilian dimensional embroidery using satin stitch, cast-on, backstitch and some beadwork. Flowers include the all new Ruffled Chantilly Rose with an interesting arrangement of cast-on stitches, an Almond Blossom that combines satin, fly, bullions, up-down cast-on and up-down drizzle stitches, the Punctuation Lace Rose made with the comma, China Pinks that combine bullion and running cast-on stitches with a stacked bead center, Candle Blossoms and Glory Lace, stitched with the locking detached buttonhole stitch. Pale yellow field flowers with Ciré fly stitch leaves and stems in two coordinating greens complete the design.  A stitch guide and finishing suggestions are included.

 

Level: Advanced.
Size: 6” x 6”

 

$12.00
965 - American Beauty Rose
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#965 965 - American Beauty Rose

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. Ciré and a Millefiori original, the raised buttonhole stitch, add extra dimension to this perpetual beauty.

 

This design also features the Punctuation Lace Rose made with the comma (a combination cast-on/bullion) stitch which was one of Rosalie’s first stitch “experiments” many years ago.  Pale yellow moonbeam coreopsis, pink carnations, pale blue daisies, eucalypts and lush new lady fern couching complete the design. 
 

A stitch guide and finishing suggestions are included with all Millefiori designs.  

 

Level: Intermediate-Advanced

Size: 5” x 5”

 

$12.00
963 - Summer Floral
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#963 963 - Summer Floral

How many ways can one make a lazy daisy stitch? Let us count the ways.

 

An elegant dynasty of noble midsummer-blooming flowers graces this Brazilian dimensional embroidery design. Attending the regal Queen Anne’s Lace are her royal court – two spectacular Duchess Dahlias, heirloom Esther Reed/Shasta Daisies and a lovely Princess Flower. ‘Royal Velvet’ Crepe Myrtle and delightful Daisy Maiden Flowers dance through the design as Maidenhair and Lady Ferns hover in the background.

 

Several variations of the ever-popular lazy daisy stitch are used for both flowers and leaves. In addition to the traditionallazy daisy, other techniques include the reverse lazy daisy, side fly stitch leaf, one-step leaf and stem, lazy satin daisy, and the Brazilian or two-step lazy daisy. A stitch guide and finishing suggestions are included with all Millefiori designs. This intermediate-advanced level design is perfect for class teaching.             

            

Design:  6½” x  8½” 

 

$15.00
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#962 962 - Gingerbread House

The Gingerbread House is a refreshing and calorie-free way to satisfy your sweet tooth and your stitching fingers at the same time.
 
Stitch this delightful Gingerbread House surrounded by holiday greenery and decorated in only the most delicious candies of the season. Dream on cotton candy clouds; munch on minty candy roof or door decorations, garden with gumdrops and lollipops. Treat yourself to a candy-pink cupcake in a chocolate bullion wrapper, or wander a candy almond path in search of old-fashioned Christmas ribbon candy. A marshmallow snowman with cinnamon-stick arms and chocolate chip eyes dances beneath double cast-on drizzle trees and adds sweetness to this Brazilian dimensional embroidery design.

 

Several original and advanced-level stitches are included: the crisscross satin stitch, Brazilian outline stitch, raised buttonhole stitch, Star-Fill, the barbed bullion, and a Millefiori favorite named “Stretch.” It’s a real temptation to embellish this design with beads and other sparklies, but no beads are used in the design as shown – the beautiful rayon floss does the job all by itself!

 

If you like sweets, take a look at Millefiori design #919 “Sweet Treats”, another calorie/stitch filled way to forget your diet.

 

Level: Advanced

Size: 8” x 8” 

 

$12.00
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#961 961 - Turkey

What a wonderful centerpiece for your holiday table! 

And think how happy the turkey will be.

 

This turkey nestles into some vitamin-rich fruits and veggies – apples and oranges, pumpkins and pears, realistic grapes (because they are “grown” with 6° seed beads). Learn how to make perfectly uniform, No-Kink Cast-on Stitches, and play with the blended leaf, traveling tendril and crisscross satin stitch. This is an exciting little design that you’ll use from year to year to enhance a small tablescape to decorate your home each holiday season.

 

A stitch guide and finishing suggestions are included with all Millefiori designs. This is an intermediate-level Brazilian embroidery design.

 

Design:  5” x5”                                                    

 

 

$12.00
960 - A Fan of Flowers
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#960 960 - A Fan of Flowers

So who isn’t a “fan of flowers”, especially a Brazilian embroidery stitcher! This fan is stitched with three versions of Rosalie’s Picot Rose using the original Picot-Cast-on stitch. Also featured on this design are the Twisty Ribbon Stitch and the lovely new Cascade Blossom. Interesting tips for leaf-stitch and satin stitching with Lola, as well as the application of beads to embellish the fan are included.

 

Colors used for the design as shown may be replaced with cream and gold or all white with touches of silver or the stitcher’s color choice. Delica and triangle beads are suggested, but Swarovski 3mm pearls may substituted. This intermediate-to-advanced level design includes a dimensional stitch guide and suggestions for finishing.

 

Design:  8” x  8” 

 

$12.00
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#959 959 - The Balance of Nature

“The Balance of Nature” is about the food chain as it relates to Brazilian embroidery and was inspired by the children’s rhyme, “There Was An Old Woman Who Swallowed A Fly…” 

 

The magnificent owl, a bird of the night but also a bird of prey, is associated with wisdom. Our owl is wise enough to capture some interesting floss creatures and flowers in Brazilian embroidery along with his lunch and their lunch and their lunch, etc. Innards include another kitty cat, a bird and a mouse that already has an “+” on its eye, plus sunflowers, monarda, asclepias and zinnia. The owl’s perch is a realistic log resting on a bed of ferns stitched with the Ridged Blanket Stitch. Other stitches include the Brazilian lazy daisy, using a technique first introduced by Maria Freitas on her “Birds” design, and an interesting method of making directional flowers. A stitch guide and finishing suggestions are included with all Millefiori designs. This is an intermediate-advanced level Brazilian embroidery design.

 

The design package includes screen-printed fabric, and the artistic stitcher has the option of framing the owl with a nicely-plump, well-fed kitty cat which can be embroidered or the enclosed pattern used for transfer to a wooden plaque. Instructions include ideas for finishing the “kitty frame” with paint, embroidery, quilting or needle punch.

 

Level: Intermediate-Advanced
Design: 4 ½” x 5”

 

 

$12.00
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#958 958 - I Spy – Flower Patches

“I spy with my little eye …” A favorite game of our children and grandchildren has inspired this charming Brazilian dimensional embroidery design.
 
Flowers from Millefiori’s original #828 “Flower Patch” and #829 “Veggie Patch” are combined with even more new flowers in this delightful design. As shown, “I Spy” is incorporated into an art quilt, the outer border embellished with beads, buttons, charms, alphabet bead letters and scrapbooking charms.
 
The book, Millefiori #955 “An Artist’s Garden” by Rosalie Wakefield, contains all stitch instructions and is required in order to stitch this design as shown.

 

Level: Intermediate
Price Reduction - Fabric Print Only: 16” x 16”
$10.00
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#957 957 - Formal Garden

Fabric print only. All new, small florals are featured in this simple and lovely design suitable for a pillow or framed.
 
The Brazilian dimensional embroidered flowers growing in the “Formal Garden” are stitched with mostly lighter-weight floss.  The Formal Garden design is sold as a fabric print only; it was developed to demonstrate stitches from the book, An Artist’s Garden by Rosalie Wakefield, and the book is needed to complete the design as shown. This is an intermediate-level design.

 

Print: 13” x 13”

$10.00

 

$12.00
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#956 956 - Come Into My Flowers

This 8½” x 11” design  is the front cover from the book, An Artist’s Garden by Rosalie Wakefield. All instructions, color photo and fabric print are included. Additional designs may be found in the book.

 
 “Come Into My Flowers” leads stitchers along a pathway to a delightful garden gazebo where they can sit in the shade and admire flowers and wildlife visitors as they work on their embroidery.
 
“Come Into My Flowers” was designed as a companion print to #952 “Sunbonnet Sue’s Sassy Sister” and #953 “Guardians of the Garden”. The two companion prints are also sold with a color photo and all instructions.
 
All flowers in An Artist’s Garden and its accompanying designs are stitched with lighter weight floss and are intermediate level.
 
Please refer to the book section at this website for other Brazilian embroidery books by Rosalie Wakefield.

 

 

 

$15.00
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#955 955 BOOK An Artist’s Garden, by Rosalie Wakefield

More than 120 flowers, veggies and wildlife inhabit An Artist’s Garden, a Brazilian dimensional embroidery book by Rosalie Wakefield. Several designs have been developed to demonstrate stitches and flowers from the book.

 

You will need a copy of the book to complete, as shown, the design #958, "I Spy - Flower Patches". This design is suitable for a small art quilt and incorporates the majority of flowers from the book.

 

An Artist's Garden contains detailed photos, traceable patterns and easy-to-follow instructions for small, intermediate-level designs and will delight and entertain embroidery artists who enjoy working with lighter-weight floss.
 
The flowers in An Artist’s Garden are stitched with mostly lighter-weight floss, and many of these flowers are also featured in Millefiori #828 “Flower Patch” and #829 “Veggie Patch”.

 

Please refer to the book section at this website for other Brazilian embroidery books by Rosalie Wakefield.

$25.00
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#954abc 954c - Wear Your Heart on Your Sleeve “Essentials”

Please note: The three Millefiori designs #954 (a, b and c) "Wear Your Heart On Your Sleeve" are now offered as one pdf file. All three designs and traceable patterns for all are included in 21 pages of instruction, diagrams and photos. This is a pdf file and the cost for all is $15 (no postage). The file will be emailed to you on receipt of payment via PayPal. You can bypass the shopping cart (which automatically adds postage) to do this: just send the $15 by PayPal, and I'll email the design to you right away. Thanks!!

 

A cast-on mum and a shooting star made with “beads on a string” can be stitched in autumn colors or lively pastels to present an entirely different design.

 

Wearable art, bracelet or cuff, or small framed print – this design and two additional “Wear Your Heart” designs, each sold separately, are available in .pdf file format only with full-color instructions and traceable pattern for transferring to the fabric of your choice. A stitch guide and finishing suggestions are included with all Millefiori designs. This is an intermediate-advanced level Brazilian embroidery design.

 
PDF File; Traceable Pattern. Retail Only.

Design: 1½” x 8”

 

$15.00
954b - Wear Your Heart on Your Sleeve “Celebrations”
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#954abc 954b - Wear Your Heart on Your Sleeve “Celebrations”

Please note: The three Millefiori designs #954 (a, b and c) "Wear Your Heart On Your Sleeve" are now offered as one pdf file. All three designs and traceable patterns for all are included in 21 pages of instruction, diagrams and photos. This is a pdf file and the cost for all is $15 (no postage). The file will be emailed to you on receipt of payment via PayPal. You can bypass the shopping cart (which automatically adds postage) to do this: just send the $15 by PayPal, and I'll email the design to you right away. Thanks!!
 
This is the ultimate poinsettia, designed by Marsha Johnson, and suitable for a holiday cuff when embellished with beads and metallic threads, and made with a very simple cast-on variation. Change the floss colors and you’ll have a flower or small framed print suitable for other occasions. You can choose between two different leaf treatments for the poinsettia, and you will add another seasonal flower, the Hellebore or Christmas Rose which is created with an easy bullion/cast-on variation.
 

Wearable art, bracelet or cuff, or small framed print – this design and two additional “Wear Your Heart” designs, each sold separately, are available in .pdf file format only with full-color instructions and traceable pattern for transferring to the fabric of your choice. A stitch guide and finishing suggestions are included with all Millefiori designs. This is an intermediate-advanced level Brazilian embroidery design.

 
PDF File; Traceable Pattern. Retail Only.

Design: 2” x 8”

 

$15.00
954a - Wear Your Heart on Your Sleeve “Sophisticates”
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#954abc 954a - Wear Your Heart on Your Sleeve “Sophisticates”

Please note: The three Millefiori designs #954 (a, b and c) "Wear Your Heart On Your Sleeve" are now offered as one pdf file. All three designs and traceable patterns for all are included in 21 pages of instruction, diagrams and photos. This is a pdf file and the cost for all is $15 (no postage). The file will be emailed to you on receipt of payment via PayPal. You can bypass the shopping cart (which automatically adds postage) to do this: just send the $15 by PayPal, and I'll email the design to you right away. Thanks!!
 
The focal flower of this design is the Cactus Dahlia, using an original dimensional embroidery stitch by Rosalie Wakefield, The Comma. Just by changing the dark or the light color, or by how you position the stitch, you’ll have an entirely different flower.
 
The smaller side flower, the Dianthus, is stitched with The Nibble, and an alternate technique – a new idea – for substituting a smaller Collarette Dahlia is included so the stitcher can select the flower they like best. The MilleFlower and another application for The Comma finish the “Sophisticates” design. 

 

Wearable art, bracelet or cuff, or small framed print – this design and two additional “Wear Your Heart” designs, each sold separately, are available in .pdf file format only with full-color instructions and traceable pattern for transferring to the fabric of your choice. A stitch guide and finishing suggestions are included with all Millefiori designs. This is an intermediate-advanced level Brazilian embroidery design.

 

 
PDF File; Traceable Pattern. Retail Only.
Design: 1½” x 8” 
$15.00
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#953 953 - Guardians of the Garden

 

                                                  CATS ?   There are CATS in this garden!

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.  

 

Many flowers on this design are from Millefiori Flower and Veggie Patch designs, but several new flowers and techniques are also introduced. Flowers include astilbe, butterfly weed, coral bells, gazania, innocence, lupines, Michelmas daisy, monarda, night-scented stock, phlox, thalictrum, thrift, vetch and zinnia. The trellis background of this design is framed with Rosalie Wakefield’s original Interlocking Stem Stitch.

 

This companion print to #952 “Sunbonnet Sue’s Sassy Sister” and #956 “Come Into My Flowers” is sold with a color photo, stitch guide, all instructions in full detail and finishing suggestions. This is an intermediate to advanced level Brazilian embroidery design.  

 

Design: 8” x 10”

 

 

$12.00
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#952 952 - Sunbonnet Sue’s Sassy Sister

Her sister is a sedate young lady who graces vintage quilts and demurely involves herself in ladylike domestications. But Sunbonnet Sue has a sister who is quite sassy – her name is Sunflower Sue!  She loves her garden, constantly tending her flowers with her pet poodle Roy at her side. She’s bright and lively and enjoys soaking up the garden’s color as she makes her way to the rose arbor with a basket of flowers (and a current novella, iced tea and chocolates) in one hand and Roy in the other.  Unsure of Roy’s intentions, her pet kitten keeps a safe distance.

 

Many flowers on this design are from the Millefiori Flower and Veggie Patch designs, but several new flowers and techniques are also introduced. Flowers include clematis, foxglove, hellebore, hollyhocks, and petunias (all new), and lavender, lupine, Michelmas daisies, night-scented stock, poppies and roses. The design is framed with Rosalie Wakefield’s original Interlocking Stem Stitch.

 

This companion print to #953 “Guardians of the Garden” and #956 “Come Into My Flowers” is sold with a color photo, stitch guide, all instructions in full detail and finishing suggestions. This is an intermediate to advanced level Brazilian embroidery design. 

 
Design: 8” x 10”

 

 

$12.00
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#951 951 - Seasons of the Butterfly

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 where lilacs and buddleia, hypericum and scabiosa, silene, asclepias, crepe myrtle and creeping phlox, goldenrod, dog violets and starry eyes exist only for the pleasure of the butterflies, their colorful flight sparkling amid the flowers. 

 

Familiar favorites, bullions, cast-ons and knots, are taken a few steps farther to produce new and exciting effects. Butterflies are stitched with Iris and Glory, but metallic threads could be substituted. Each flower requires only 3-4 yards of floss, but the border requires 2 skeins of an overdyed green. New Stitches and Techniques: Mossy branch, turkey knots, huggy puff, double colonial knot, cast-on/bullion weave and phlox.
 
A stitch guide and finishing suggestions are included with all Millefiori designs. This is an intermediate-advanced level Brazilian embroidery design.

 

Design: 12” x 12”

 

 

 

$15.00
950 - Drizzleberry Punch
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#950 950 - Drizzleberry Punch

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 poppies (#948 Patty's Plum), astrantia (#967, Hattie’s Pincushion) or camellias. In this design you’ll use different floss weights to create the prominent stamen of the cosmos, and you will also use the technique as a stand-alone flower such as the drizzlebuds.

 

Other stitch ideas used in this small floral include Rosalie Wakefield’s Lazy-Satin-Daisy, the delicate Lady Fern Couching and Reverse Lazy Daisy, plus the up-down cast-on, and colonial knots. A color photo, stitch guide and finishing suggestions are included with all Millefiori designs. This is an intermediate-advanced level Brazilian embroidery design.

 

Design: 5” x 6”

 

 

$12.00
949 - Delicate Pleasures
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#949 949 - Delicate Pleasures

Pastel sweet peas climbing a garden trellis are stitched with Rosalie Wakefield’s original ridged blanket stitch, buttonhole stitch and a new variation of the buttonhole-stitched bullion that solidly fills in each petal.  Satin leaves are stitched with shaded floss to add light and movement to foliage, and Travelin’ Tendrils add further realism to the design.

 

The flower meaning for Sweet Pea is “Delicate Pleasures,” and stitching this design will bring hours of pleasure to the needle artist.  A stitch guide and finishing suggestions are included with all Millefiori Brazilian dimensional embroidery designs.
 
Level: intermediate-advanced.

Design: 5” x 7”

 

 

$12.00
948 - Patty’s Plum
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#948 948 - Patty’s Plum

Patty’s Plum, the exotic Oriental Poppy (Papaver orientale) with smoky plum-purple blossoms, is stitched with several new techniques including the new Drizzleberry which makes three different flowers: a most realistic poppy seedpod, the Lazy Twist and the Double Daisy. Other stitches used:  satin stitch, bullion, drizzle, up-down cast-on, cast-on.

 

A stitch guide and finishing suggestions are included with all Millefiori designs. This is an intermediate-advanced level Brazilian embroidery design.

 
Design: 5” x 5” (Note new lower price)
 
 
$10.00
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#947 947 - Apricot Chiffon

Apricot Chiffon is a new flower variety, a double California Poppy (Escholzia californica).
 
A new, original stitch, the double detached buttonhole stitch -- two rows and two colors worked over a cast-on stitch -- is used for the poppy petals.  A hovering butterfly is also wearing this new stitch. 
 
Framing this floral design is an optional shadow border stitched the original Lacy Chain.  Other stitches used:  Brazilian outline stitch, “Y-Fly” Stitch and Designer Loretta Holzberger’s Up-Down Drizzle. A stitch guide and finishing suggestions are included with all Millefiori designs. This is an intermediate-advanced level Brazilian embroidery design.

 

Design: 5” x 7” (New lower price)

 

$10.00
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#945 945 - Lucky Charm

Sure to bring a bit o’ luck to the fortunate person whose head rests upon this pillow (-- if you finish for a 12” or 14” pillow), Lucky Charm is filled with delightful dimensional flowers, many new, most a delight for the adventurous intermediate-advanced Brazilian dimensional embroidery needle artist. Lucky Charm is also suitable for an art quilt.
 

A stitch guide and finishing suggestions are included with all Millefiori designs. Most of the flowers on this design are repeated on the four Heart designs (#941-#944). This is an intermediate-advanced level Brazilian embroidery design.

 
Design: 9” x 9”
$12.00
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#941-944 941-944 - Hearts Believe, Dream, Honor, Love

Traceable patterns and instructions for the four “Heart” designs (#941-944) allow the stitcher to select a base fabric, transfer these patterns, and stitch!
 
Used in the art quilt shown are the 4 “Heart” fabric prints, each a 6" square design.

No shipping fee with PayPal, if ordered by email.

 

PDF: Patterns, instructions: $24.00

Paper Copy: Instructions, patterns for 4 designs: $32.00, plus shipping

 

$24.00
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#937 937 - Circle Sampler

Millefiori’s Circle Sampler is a Challenge Design inviting the stitcher to "Think Outside the Circle"

 
Draw a circle (we’ve already drawn some for you, on the fabric print); see how many different  flowers you can stitch using familiar Brazilian dimensional embroidery stitches and techniques combined creatively by “thinking outside the box ….—er, circle.” 

 

Instructions for 19 all-new flowers of this intermediate-advanced level Brazilian dimensional embroidery design are included, as well as a stitch guide with color photo and stitch diagrams and a complete floss worksheet. 

 

Design: 10” circular. Limited stock.

 

$18.00
936 - The Enchanted Jungle
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#936 936 - The Enchanted Jungle

“The Enchanted Jungle” is the back cover print from the now-out-of-print book, Tropical Flower Garden, by Rosalie Wakefield. All instructions, a color photo and stitch guide completes this 28-page mini-booklet prepared for this design.

 

More than 40 advanced-level flowers and inhabitants of the tropical jungle will entertain and challenge the Brazilian dimensional embroidery stitcher. Limited supply.

 

Level: Advanced

Design: 13” circular

 

#934 "Into the Rainforest", the book's front cover design, is also available, as is another design using flowers from the book, #937 "Circle Sampler".

$20.00
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#934 934 - Into the Rainforest

"Into the Rainforest" is the front cover design from the book, Tropical Flower Garden, by Rosalie Wakefield. The book is now out of print but 28 pages of design instructions and diagrams, a color photo and fabric print are included with this item. The book's back cover design, "The Enchanted Jungle" is also available, as is another design using flowers from the book, #937 "Circle Sampler".

$20.00
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#930 930 - South Seas Getaway

The flower lei is known as “the circle of love – and aloha,” and this garland of flowers is lovingly assembled with new tropical blossoms and Brazilian dimensional embroidery techniques. Our Thai Gardenia is stitched with an easy Locking Detached Buttonhole Stitch. Maui Magnolia features a new version of Millefiori’s “Stretch,” and the Tahitian Glory Vine with its Travelin’ Tendrils is stitched with a version of NuWeave. Woven throughout the lei is the exotic bougainvillea, stitched with the Picot Cast-on and a new Picot Drizzle.

 

"South Seas Getaway" is in pdf file format only with full-color instructions and traceable pattern for transferring to the fabric of your choice, but some fabric prints are still available; please inquire. A stitch guide and finishing suggestions are included with all Millefiori designs. This is an intermediate-advanced level Brazilian embroidery design. 
 

Design: 4½” Circular 

 

$10.00
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#927 927 - Old-Fashioned Flowers

Old-fashioned Cecile Brünner sweetheart roses, bridal wreath, morning glory, amaryllis, double English primroses, and silver lace vine are flowers that graced the gardens of yesterday. Their fragrance and beauty continue to tantalize us even today as we translate their allure into Brazilian dimensional embroidery.  

 

A limited supply of this design is available as a fabric print. You may choose to order the .pdf file with full-color instructions and traceable pattern for transferring to your choice of fabric. A stitch guide and finishing suggestions are included with all Millefiori designs. This is an intermediate-advanced level Brazilian embroidery design. PDF patterns are sold retail only.

 

Design Area: 5” x 10”

 

$12.00
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#926 926 - Garden Party

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.  

 

Stitches include the new, original Continuous Drizzle, a Double-Wide Detached Buttonhole Drizzle, Extended Cast-on, Corkscrew Cast-on, S.A.M., Locking Detached Buttonhole, Corded Buttonhole Stitch, and Ridged Blanket Stitch.

 

Millefiori design #969, “Wishes and Dreams”, is a companion print to “Garden Party”. Both may be shadow-box framed with delightful mini-figurines, bugs, frogs, kittens...

 

A stitch guide and finishing suggestions are included with all Millefiori designs. This is an intermediate-advanced level Brazilian embroidery design.

 

Design area: 8” x 10”

 

$15.00
925 - Granny’s Bloomers
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#925 925 - Granny’s Bloomers

Cécile Brünner, the Sweetheart Rose, fragrant old-fashioned lilacs, delicate little ladybells, pinks and baby’s breath are some of the delightful flowers often found in Granny’s garden. These bloomers are stitched with several new techniques – cast-on rings, a new bellflower technique, and an unusual method of stitching both the dianthus (pinks) and the beautiful Polyantha rose, plus the amazing Charisma Knot.  

 

A stitch guide and finishing suggestions are included with all Millefiori designs. This is an intermediate-advanced level Brazilian embroidery design.

 

Design:  5” x 7”  (Limited supply)

 

 

$12.00
924 - China Asters
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#924 924 - China Asters

Showy China Asters are stitched with dimensional flower petals that are self-supporting because of the new shadow drizzle. Bullion rings, cast-on bullions, and the new extended cast-on are part of this design, as are new leaf techniques.  

 

A stitch guide and finishing suggestions are included with all Millefiori designs. This is an intermediate-advanced level Brazilian embroidery design.

 

Design: 9” x 12”

$12.00
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#922 922 - Applesauce

“Applesauce,” is a little orange kitten, sleeping beneath a canopy of garden flowers, nestled on a pillow of ferns (of course!). The Copycat Cast-on border is echoed below dimensional ferns. Two different weaving techniques, the ridged blanket stitch and reverse fly stitch are also used in this Brazilian dimensional embroidery design that includes painted daisies, pincushion flowers and marigolds. 

 

A stitch guide and finishing suggestions are included with all Millefiori designs. This is an intermediate-level Brazilian embroidery design.

 

Design: 6” Circular

$12.00
920 - Something Fishy
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#920 920 - Something Fishy

Far beneath the ocean, in an underwater cave, wondrous forms of life flourish, and glorious wondersea flowers delight the adventuring stitcher. Jeweltone fish and gemstone flowers delight the creative needle artist. Enjoying their deep-sea domain are Otto Ott Lightfish, the fierce Lionfish, Spokesfish, a Needlefish, Lunching Fish, Will & Bill and Spot & Dot, a Parrotfish, jellyfish, a crab, clams, urchins, starfish and an assortment of sponges, rocks and ferns. Some of the stitches used are Stretch, Twist ‘n Tack, Carrot Feathers, Satin Stitch, Blanket Stitch, Running Cast-on Stitch, Brazilian Outline Stitch, Barbed Bullion, Detached Buttonhole Bullion, B.O.B.

 

This design is available in .pdf file format only with full-color instructions and a traceable pattern for transferring to your choice of fabric. A stitch guide and finishing suggestions are included with all Millefiori designs. This is an intermediate-advanced level Brazilian embroidery design.  
 

Design: 8 ½” x 11”. Traceable pattern and instructons. Retail only.

PDF will be emailed upon receipt of payment.

 

$12.00
919 - Sweet Treats
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#919 919 - Sweet Treats

This delicious little design will satisfy the Brazilian embroidery sweet tooth in any stitcher. A milk-glass candy dish, realistically stitched with the up-down corded buttonhole stitch, is filled with Sweet Treats – gummy bears, red hots, lemon drops, popsicles, mints, peppermint sticks, candytuft, a bubblegum bush, a lollipop tree, a jellybean tree, and lots of cotton candy.

 

This is an advanced-level Brazilian dimensional embroidery design with several challenging new techniques – the double-crossed drizzle, up-down corded buttonhole stitch, criss-cross satin stitch, up-down double cast-on drizzle, a ‘dynamite’ stitch called T’nT, and the pre-constructed stitches “Slim” and “S.A.M.” Instructions for making your own “Jelly Bean” floss are included. For serious foodies, take a look at Millefiori design #962 “Gingerbread House”, another no-calorie candy treat in a frame.

 

Design: 4” x 6”

 

 

$12.00
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#918 918 - Song of the Lark

The Prairie Rose and a homespun wreath made of twigs frame this peaceful landscape, as the meadowlark’s song echoes across the countryside.
 
This Brazilian dimensional embroidery design provides a lesson in creating dimension through color placement, as well as realistic landscape shading. Stitches include the raised buttonhole stitch, briar border, barbed bullion, drizzlebirds and long and short satin stitch.  

 

A stitch guide and finishing suggestions are included with all Millefiori designs. Level: intermediate-advanced.

 

Design: 7” Circular (Limited Supply)

 

 

$12.00
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#917 917 - Serenity

Beautiful Blue, a dimensional butterfly stitched entirely with Brazilian dimensional embroidery techniques, provides a visual pathway into this peaceful prairie garden. Also lighting up the scene are Banks Roses, the Golden Glory Vine, Figure 8 Flower, Prairie Flower, and Penny Flower, plus a little funny bunny and a birdhouse. 
 
Some stitches used are blanket stitch, Brazilian outline stitch, Millefiori's original enhanced drizzle, running cast-on, up-down cast-on, double cast-on, ridged blanket stitch, long-tailed bullion, Millefiori’s original knotted turkey stitch (an easier version of traditional turkey work) and one-step leaf and stem.

 

This wonderful classroom teaching project includes a stitch guide and finishing suggestions. This design is suitable for framing an announcement.
 
Level: Intermediate-Advanced.

Design: 8” Circular.  (Limited supply)

 

$12.00
916 - September Morning
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#916 916 - September Morning

Seasons change depending on the choice of colors used to stitch this Brazilian dimensional embroidery design.
 
The Autumn Rose, Calypso (a calendula), and Button Ferns encircle the central Candleflowers, which are stitched with two shades of Bouclé.  Fly stitch and reverse fly stitch  variations for leaves and flowers are included, as well as the cast-on bullion and Charisma knot. 
 
 Level: Intermediate/Advanced.

 Design: 8” x 10”  (Very limited supply left)           

 

 

$12.00
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#915 915 - There’s a Garden in My Dragonfly

This Millefiori design offers lots of stitch possibilities – rayon thread embroidery only, or beadwork, metallic thread embroidery, goldwork, Romanian Point or needle lace, or appliqué.
 
Each corner floral design features Niblet Flowers and delightful little Dragonflowers. Brazilian couching is introduced in this design, which is suitable for a pillow, framing, or finishing into a small art quilt. 

 

A stitch guide and finishing suggestions are included with all Millefiori designs. This is an intermediate-advanced level Brazilian dimensional embroidery design.

 

Design: 14” x 14”

 

 

$12.00
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#914 914 - Lady Belle Pull

All instructions, photograph and a fabric print are included with this bell pull design that introduces seven oval designs with flowers from the book, My LadyFlowers, by Rosalie Wakefield. A stitch guide and finishing suggestions are included with all Millefiori designs. This advanced-level Brazilian embroidery design is ideal framed for a narrow wall in your home.

 

Design: 4” x 22”

 

 

$12.00
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#913 913 - Pearls

All instructions are included with this delightful design that introduces nine new flowers and floral combinations 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.

 

Design: 9” x 12”

 

 

$12.00
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#912 912 - Charms

Price Reduction!  This fabric print with blue wash-out lines 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. “Charms” is a companion print to the book’s front cover design, #911 “Jewels”. This is an advanced level Brazilian embroidery design.
 
Click the pictures to see a larger, detailed picture of one of the LadyFlowers -- Pansy.

 

Design: 14” x 14”

 

 

$10.00
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#911 911 - Jewels

Price Reduction!  This is a fabric print only, with blue wash-out lines. "Jewels" is from the front cover of the book, My LadyFlowers, by Rosalie Wakefield. It was developed to demonstrate flowers from the book, and the book is needed for all instructions.
 
Twenty small oval designs may be stitched and finished as a pillow top or small art quilt. “Jewels” is a companion print to the book’s back cover design, #912 “Charms”, also available now at a reduced price.
 
"Jewels" is an advanced-level Brazilian embroidery design. Click the pictures to see larger, detailed versions of the LadyFlowers. The small flower features The Comma, used for Camille and decorated with Queen Anne’s Lace.

 

Design: 14” x 14”

 

 

$10.00
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#910 910 - BOOK My LadyFlowers

The book, My LadyFlowers by Rosalie Wakefield is a collection of more than 80 new Brazilian dimensional embroidery floral designs and flowers and more than 100 stitch techniques that will challenge the intermediate-to-advanced level B.E. needle artist. 
 
This is a workbook of designs, patterns and instructions. Traceable patterns from the book may be used alone, or stitched on one of four accompanying fabric prints. The front and back cover screen printed designs require the book for instructions; the designs were developed to demonstrate stitches from the book.
  

Four Millefiori designs incorporate the flowers from this book. The front and back covers are fabric prints only. Designs #913 and #914 are sold with all instructions.

#914 – Lady Belle Pull                                                4”x22” - $12.00

#913 – Pearls                                                              9”x12” - $12.00

#912 – Charms (book back cover design print)         14”x14” - $10.00

#911 – Jewels  (book front cover design print)          14”x14” - $10.00

$25.00
909 - Patchwork Flowers
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#909 909 - Patchwork Flowers

A patchwork of color – EdMar’s overdyed colors are suggested for stitching four original LadyFlowers in this Brazilian dimensional embroidery stitching adventure.

 

Joy, a pastel poinsettia, wears padded satin stitch and the reverse fly stitch leaf. Pansy’s ruffled skirt is raised off the fabric with the original raised buttonhole stitch and up-down detached buttonhole stitches. Camille is a camellia, stitched with the versatile combination stitch, the comma, and Shirley is the delicate Shirley Poppy, dressed with a star-fill center and woven buttonhole bullion petals. 
 
Also a part of this design are the Forget-Me-Knots, made with the new knotted double loop and the colonial couch border stitch introduced on Millefiori design #841, Grandmother’s Flower Garden.

 

Design: 5” x 12” (Limited Supply)

 

 

$12.00
908 - Sugar & Spice and Everything Nice
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#908 908 - Sugar & Spice and Everything Nice

Peachy pinks, raspberry wine and lemon-drop yellows highlight a Brazilian dimensional embroidery design that features several original flowers, including two lovely roses. The Hibiscus or Rose-of-Sharon at the center of this design is stitched with unusual dimensional techniques for both petals and stamen, and the delicate pastels of the Queen Elizabeth Roses come alive with an easy drizzle technique.

 

These are some of the Millefiori LadyFlowers. Others include Violets, made with the piggyback cast-on, backwards buttonhole stitch and MilleFlower; Amy, the armadillo cast-on stitch, and Kate’s Cousin – a combination “cutie.” Lady Bells are stitched with an easy bell-stitch. Heather blooms with a lazy daisy combination stitch and the Heath, Erica, has flowers made with the Charisma knot. Greenery used to finish the design includes the reverse  fly stitch leaf, heather feather stitch, a new long-tailed fly stitch, Lady Fern fill, and Debbie Kelley’s serrated rose leaf.

 

Design: 7" x 9” - Very limited supply                      

 

 

$12.00
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#907 907 - Cymbidium Orchids

Light and lovely tropical flowers, these realistic Cymbidium Orchids will glow with bright and beautiful rayon floss.
 
The 5” circular design features several original Millefiori techniques – bundled bullions and detached buttonhole form the orchid’s cup, which is edged with the up-down detached buttonhole stitch. Background orchid petals are stitched with a double buttonhole stitch and the dimensional petals with the original woven picot bullion, featuring a new ‘twist’ for this design. Automatic couching for fine growth becomes a couching stitch itself for a second color, and tiny beads add sparkle. 
 
The border is also 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.

 

Design: 5” Circular

 

 

$12.00
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#905 905 - Black Tie, Optional

This cute little guy makes a wonderful appliqué for a child’s jacket. He’s a blue penguin because it’s Brrrrr-cold in Antarctica, but not too cold for flowers!

Tuxedo Flowers and Forget-Me-Knots, the Raised Close Herringbone and CrissCross Satin Stitch, plus the Up-Down Cast-on add interest to the embroidery. 

Available in pdf file format with full-color instructions and traceable pattern for transferring to your choice of fabric. Retail only.

 

Design: 4” x 5” – PDF.

 

$8.00
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#904 904 - Alphabet Flower Sampler

Sixteen pages of instructions and diagrams accompany a fabric print that may be used as a floral frame for a favorite photograph. Lighter-weight floss such as Glory and Iris are used throughout, with added touches of metallic threads and sparkly beads.

These flowers are from the now out-of-print book, ABCs for Brazilian Dimensional Embroidery by Rosalie Wakefield, but this design offers all flowers from the book in one fabulous stitching adventure.

For even more stitching fun, see #900 “Welcome” design.

Design: 8” x 10”

$12.00
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#900 900 - Welcome

Designed for lighter-weight Iris and Glory rayon floss, this flower-filled home decoration will entertain the Brazilian dimensional embroidery stitcher.  Lots of warm fuzzies are tucked among the flowers – 2½” letters with bees and spiders, butterflies and birds, a snail and even a kitty. All instructions, diagrams and detail photos are included. Add beads and metallic threads for sparkle.

“Welcome” is printed on cream or white blazer poplin with extra top-and-bottom fabric for finishing as a bell pull. A stitch guide and finishing suggestions are included with all Millefiori designs. This is an intermediate level Brazilian embroidery design. If you enjoy this design, see #904, Alphabet Flower Sampler, for even more flower-ful stitching entertainment.

Design: 4” x 22”

 

 

$15.00
898 - Melodies and Roses
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#898 898 - Melodies and Roses

Four dimensional Millefiori roses harmonize with Little Melodies and High Notes.

Interlude is a new, easier Canada’s Rose variation. Encore is a lovely shaded Ciré rosebud, and the Moonlight Sonata Rose is stitched with shaded Iris.  Rosalie’s Picot Cast-on Rose, three leaf treatments and two different ideas for stitching the ribbon are included.

A limited supply of this design is available as a fabric print. The design may be ordered as a .pdf file with full-color instructions and traceable pattern for transferring to your choice of fabric. This design is a joy to stitch; you and your needle will make beautiful music together!

Design: 8” x 10”

 

$12.00
893 - My Ship Came In
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#893 893 - My Ship Came In

This Brazilian dimensional embroidery design is available as a .pdf file only. Included is a traceable pattern with detailed instructions.

The nautical theme of "My Ship Came In," a yearning within us all, features an interesting textured border, several new stitches and variations of familiar techniques. The ship is stitched with Rosalie Wakefield’s original Interlocking Stem Stitch. Rick Rack Stitch, Padded Outline Stitch, Double Drizzles and Needleweaving, as well as Thread Lettering and the Turkey Knot are also used to complete the embroidery.

The screen print is marked for a square or circular frame/border. This design is perfect for wearable clothing appliqué or child’s design. .PDF files are sold retail only.

Design: 6” x 6”

$10.00
891 - CQ Stitch Sampler
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#891 891 - CQ Stitch Sampler

Snippets of stitches – a reference sampler for your sewing box!  Lola and Iris are used to stitch 2-3” samples of 17 border stitches for Crazy Quilts or dimensional embroidery designs. Space is left on the screened print for adding 2-3 favorite stitch combinations for edgings.        

To finish the design as shown, crazy patch cotton fabrics in coordinating colors and edge with bias binding; add stitches from the design in matching colors along seam lines.  New:  Lacy Chain Border and the lacemaker’s Rosebud Knot.  Available on cream or white trigger or blazer poplin. Suitable for classroom teaching.

Design: 6” x 18”

 

$12.00
889 - LadyFlower Bouquet
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#889 889 - LadyFlower Bouquet

This is a garden bouquet of beautiful LadyFlowers lovingly grown with many original Brazilian dimensional embroidery stitches from Rosalie Wakefield of Millefiori.  The Little Ladies are:  Della, Foxy, Flora, Glory, CB Rose (a cabbage Rose) and Two Petunias, Fluffy Ruffles and Petunia the Pussycat (Petunia P.C.), who is peeking out from behind the flowers..  

This advanced level Brazilian dimensional embroidery design features:

Original Stitch Techniques: The Nibble, Piggyback Cast-On (variation),The Comma, The CO-1, Bouclé Loopé, Knotted Loop Stitch, Knotted Turkey Stitch, Double Drizzle (two versions), The Travelin’ Tendril and One-Step Leaf and Stem

Old Favorites:  Stem, Bullion, Cast-On, LZ DZ, Satin, French Knot, Fly, Chain, Alternating Satin Stitch Leaf, Blanket Stitch Leaf, and Detached Buttonhole.

Design Area: 7” x 9”  (suggested frame - 11" x 14")

$15.00
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#888 888 - LadyFlowers of the Evening

flower bouquet of 16 flowers hides a little spider, fireflies, a luna moth and Miss Kitty, and features both new and easy techniques for favorite stitches.

Selena, the Queen of the Night (Selenecereus, the Night-Blooming Cereus), reigns over a night flower bouquet in this Brazilian dimensional embroidery design which is printed for a pillow top, but may also be framed.

Fifteen other LadyFlowers of the Evening and ten leaves and ferns each are dressed with new and easy stitch variations of familiar techniques. In addition, The LadyFlowers play ‘dress-up’ with beads and metallic threads for added sparkle. This is a design that may be entirely stitched with beads.

A stitch guide and finishing suggestions are included with all Millefiori designs. This is an advanced level Brazilian embroidery design. Another example of this design stitched with beads and fibers other than rayon is also shown. Supply is very limited. 

Design: 9” x 11”

 

$15.00
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#880 880 - Take A Stitch

Take A Stitch offers the intermediate to advanced needle artist new adventures in stitchwork with a creative approach to dimensional embroidery that features stitch techniques for floral motifs and other designs.

More than 130 stitches with pictures, diagrams, and over 140 designs using these Brazilian dimensional embroidery techniques are included.

Four large projects [front and back cover design prints are sold separately] demonstrate new, original, and collected dimensional stitches:  They are:  Millefiori design #876 "Ruth’s Gazebo" (front cover) and Millefiori design #879 "Cutie Pies" (back cover). Traceable patterns for a small landscape design ("Sew Many Flowers") and Millefiori's famous  22-Stitch* Hummers  (*Give-or-Take a Stitch) are published in the book. 

To Take a Stitch is to begin an adventure in artistic stitch design as the embroidery enthusiast plays with stitches (Yes, it's OK to play with your floss!) and the creative uses of 100% rayon floss or other fibers.

 

$25.00
879 - Cutie Pies
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#897 879 - Cutie Pies

is the back cover design from the book, Take A Stitch by Rosalie Wakefield. The design was developed to demonstrate stitches from the book, which is needed for stitching instructions.

Some of the little cuties looking for floss are a tree frog, French pig with black patent leather shoes, giraffe, opossum (just hangin’ around), a convention of bird brains (or brainy birds?), little armadillo, just ducky!, squirrelly little chipmunk, Ole’ Eagle Eye, little hedgehog, Curly A. Snail, panda bear, cranes, penguin, dragon, barnyard dragon/rooster, Nibbleworm and fiber flower, drizzlebirds, koala, Baggy Pants the elephant, pelican with purse, turtles two, Nessie (the Loch Ness monster), a crocodile, Mack the Knife, a shark, and two little dustballs - the dust Bunny and the dust Demon.

Suitable for pillow or frame, muskrat and bear tracks in Iris border the design and chicken tracks meander throughout.

Detail photos and diagrams are included with the instructions. This is a fabric print only. Take A Stitch by Rosalie Wakefield is needed for complete instructions.

Design: 14” x 14”

$10.00
876 - Ruth’s Gazebo
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#878 876 - Ruth’s Gazebo

“Ruth’s Gazebo” is the front cover design from the book, Take A Stitch by Rosalie Wakefield. The design was developed to demonstrate stitches from the book, which is needed for stitching instructions. Instructions for the gazebo and some of the background elements are included with this fabric print.

 As you stitch this Brazilian dimensional embroidery design, you’ll return to a simpler time and memories of a sunny summer garden of old-fashioned flowers – lilacs, heliotrope, delphinium, summer salvia, night-scented stock, bridal wreath, hollyhock, forget-me-nots, and Olde English roses beneath a canopy of wisteria blooms. Let your thoughts drift back to times spent swinging beneath an old apple tree, daydreaming in the garden’s gazebo, or gathering lovely flowers.

A double herringbone stitch border makes “Ruth’s Gazebo” suitable for a pillow top, but the design may also be framed – circle, square, or landscape. Level:  Intermediate-Advanced

Design: 14” x 14”

 

$12.00
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#875 875 - Belly Button Bear

flat huggy bear who doubles as a pillow!  He has two eye buttons and the third button is “you know where.”

Made of soft, huggable plush, acrylic fur, or velour, his best-hugged parts are appliquéd and his tummy covered with Brazilian dimensional embroidery flowers. Needed: ½ yd of plush felt or other fabric, Polyfil™, bits of poplin for stitching.  This is a pattern only with traceable bear and floral design patterns, with instructions. This design is available as a .pdf file, sold at retail only. 

Design: 15”, pattern only

 

$8.00
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#870 870 - PINCUSHION FOR DRIZZLES

A versatile pincushion, lovingly hand-crafted on a 4x4” fabric-covered solid base.  The sturdy pincushion is filled with white sand in an inner lining pouch and holds needles securely in place for drizzles. A magnet catches needles as you finish each stitch. Each pincushion is truly an original!

Price: $10.00

$10.00
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#868 868 - Winterlight

This delightful holiday design is stitched with shimmering rayon floss, metallic threads and beads, and  features evergreens and mistletoe, snowballs (or ornaments) and candles, plus the Lacy Chain, an original Millefiori border stitch. This is an intermediate-level Brazilian dimensional embroidery design. 

Design: 3” x 5”

   

$8.00
857 - Crazy Quilt Pillow
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#857 857 - Crazy Quilt Pillow

Sixteen original floral designs (including 4 new roses), birdies (hooty owls, a cardinal, blue jay, lovebirds) and other outdoor delights (a little hedgehog, a ladybug, a little worm) are easily stitched with mostly Lola and Iris and new techniques for familiar dimensional stitches.

Crazy Quilt border stitches (23) are included here, with ideas for other embellishments. If you enjoy having a stitch reference for border stitches, take a look at Design #891 "CQ Border Stitches". 

A stitch guide and finishing suggestions are included with all Millefiori designs. Several of this design's individual patches are also available as pdf files with traceable patterns (retail only; inquiries welcome). 

This Crazy Quilt Pillow (retail AND wholesale) is an intermediate-level Brazilian dimensional embroidery design, and is usually available on both cream or white fabric.

Design: 14” x 14”

 

$15.00
853 - Olde English Rose
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#853 853 - Olde English Rose

This Brazilian dimensional embroidery design is available as a .pdf file (retail only), with a traceable pattern and detailed instructions.

Some designs are sold as fabric prints with color photo and instructions (please inquire about availability).

Olde English Rose petals are made with Millefiori’s original, easy drizzle technique known as “Archie R. A. Drizzle” – or in Latin: Archiara drizzle.  Automatic Couching fills the design with fine growth, and sparkling beads dust the rose petals. “Light as air” leaves are stitched with Fishbone or Fly Stitch. 

Design: 5” x 7"

 

$8.00
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#849 849 - Honeysuckle Summer, Hummers

Millefiori’s famous 22-Stitch* Hummer (*Give-or-Take A Stitch) features five different hummingbirds hovering over lunch, the fragrant Trumpet Honeysuckle. Select same dye lots of Nova and Lola for the flowers. Metallic threads and beads or Glory may be used to stitch the little hummers.

Supplies of this design as a fabric print are very limited; a pdf file with traceable pattern is available at retail pricing.

Design: 9: x 12”

 

 

$12.00
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#842 842 - Covered Bridge

This rustic covered bridge highlights a country scene in denim blues and rustic reds with Brazilian dimensional embroidery in mostly lighter weights of EdMar’s 100% rayon floss. Simple, elegant stitches complete the Glory background. Foreground flowers are stitched with heavier floss.  

Designed as a companion print to Millefiori designs #8004 "Crystal Springs" and #817 “The Waterlilies of Claude Monet”, this print includes a great blue heron and a tiny green frog, both checking the breakfast menu (and each other) while you stitch. This design is available on medium blue fabric only. Intermediate Level.

Design: 8” circular

 

 

$15.00
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#838 838 - Angels Wings

The Keeper of the Wings loves caladiums. This littlest of angels is stitched entirely in Glory with very simple stitches. Stitch suggestions for lots of different hair styles will keep stitchers entertained. This design is suitable for an ornament or small frame.

A stitch guide and finishing suggestions are included with all Millefiori designs. This is an intermediate-advanced level Brazilian embroidery design.

Design: 4” x 6”

$8.00
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#835 835 - The Flower Pot Series

Four flower pots spill over with flowers in Brazilian dimensional embroidery, blooming with several original stitch techniques developed by Rosalie Wakefield of Millefiori. The flowers are:

Crackerjack Marigolds – Hydranges – Geranium – African Violet

Included with the design are traceable patterns for transferring to the fabric of your choice. The flower pots may be stitched as separate designs and quilted into a small wall hanging, or the stitcher can select any of four additional pattern suggestions. Millefiori designs are sold with a guide to frequently used stitches and finishing suggestions. This is an intermediate-advanced level Brazilian embroidery design.

PDF file. This design is sold retail only, with traceable patterns. The popular quilt pattern shown is "Attic Windows".

Each Design: 6” x 6”

$18.00
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#829 829 - Veggie Patch

Growing in Millefiori’s Veggie Patch are 37 flowers, fruits, veggies and assorted “visitors” invited to this garden. This Brazilian dimensional embroidery design is a companion print to the larger Flower Patch (#828) may be made into a pillow or a quilted wall hanging for a kitchen. The Veggie Patch is stitched with EdMar’s 100% rayon floss in lighter weights such as Glory and Iris. 

Design package includes color photo, fabric print and 22 pages of instructions, diagrams and small traceable patterns suitable for crazy quilts or wearable items. A stitch guide and finishing suggestions are also included with all Millefiori designs. This is an intermediate-level Brazilian embroidery design.

This is a companion print to Millefiori design #828, “Flower Patch”. If you enjoy either of these designs, take a look at #958 “I Spy – Flower Patches”, and find even more small floral motifs using lighter-weight floss in the book, An Artist’s Garden by Rosalie Wakefield.

Design: 14” x 14”

 

$15.00
828 - Flower Patch
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#828 828 - Flower Patch

The Flower Patch has 42 different flowers, a little flower girl, and other designs, and is stitched mostly with EdMar’s 100% rayon Glory weight floss.  Patterns for all designs are included and may be stitched individually for greeting cards, garments or other accessories.  The design is suitable for a cushion or small wall hanging, and may be used as a companion print to the slightly smaller “Veggie Patch,” Millefiori Design #829.

The Flower Patch is a companion print to Millefiori design #829, “Veggie Patch”. If you enjoy either of these designs, take a look at #958 “I Spy – Flower Patches”, and find even more small floral motifs using lighter-weight floss in the book, An Artist’s Garden by Rosalie Wakefield.

Design package includes color photo, fabric print and 24 pages of instructions, diagrams and small traceable patterns suitable for crazy quilts or wearable items. A stitch guide and finishing suggestions are also included with all Millefiori designs. This is an intermediate-level Brazilian embroidery design. 

Design: 16” x 16”

 

$15.00
817 - The Waterlilies of Claude Monet817 - The Waterlilies of Claude Monet817 - The Waterlilies of Claude Monet
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#817 817 - The Waterlilies of Claude Monet

Inspired by the impressionist art of Claude Monet, the French landscape painter who immortalized his flower and water gardens at Giverny, France, at the turn of the last century, this design features the original version of the JDR “Water Lily” design (#124) and favorite designs from Barbara Demke Johnson’s book, Brazilian Embroidery Instructions. 

Designed as a companion print to Millefiori #842 “Covered Bridge”, this design is available on medium blue fabric only. Intermediate Level. A new Millefiori design #8004 “Crystal Springs” completes the trio of companion prints.

Design: 8” circular

 

$15.00
814 - Marigold Madness
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#814 814 - Marigold Madness

Rows and rows of marigolds – except for that little kitty in the second row!  

This design is offered as a traceable pattern with all instructions and color photo included. PDF files are sold retail only. A very limited supply of prints on cream fabric is still available.

Size: 5” x 7”

 

$8.00
#9000 - Ruth's Farewell
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#9000 #9000 - Ruth's Farewell

B.E. designer Ruth Griffith leaves a last gift to each of us – a beautiful new design, which I have been honored to complete for her. It is named “Ruth’s Farewell” in her memory.

              This design features variations of Ruth’s favorite dimensional flowers – a double English primrose, Ruth’s simplified new art deco orchid, windflower anemones, pansies, pinwheel daisies and the frosty desert rose. For added sparkle, seed beads may be substituted for French or colonial knots, but I have added several teachable features to her work .Interesting stitches include the cast-on pistil stitch, raised fishbone, corded detached buttonhole stitch, up-down buttonhole stitch and other favorite dimensional embroidery techniques.

Design area: 12" x 12"

$15.00

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