Collins Street

$140.00

The hand painted Collins Street needlepoint measures 45 x 43cm. 

 

Description

Collins Street, is a contemporary hand painted needlepoint cushion kit.

The Collins Street series of cushion features a blue motif on a white background plus the feature colour. This is the beautiful pistachio green, with paler green lines criss-crossing the bands.
So far I have also painted Collins Street in:
  • Pink
  • Teal blue
  • Sky blue ( a commission)
  • Lemon yellow
  • Ochre/brown
 

Inspired by the fabrics of the 1960’s

The Collins Street needlepoint design has a very interesting story which includes a generous friend, a lovely uncle and his hoard of European fabric swatches bought for Australian fashion houses in the 1960’s.  You can read more here.

From a 1960’s silk swatch a needlepoint grows

Commission your own colour scheme

As this is a hand painted design for needlepoint you can decide on the feature colour of your choice at no extra cost.

To inquire about commissions contact me, Barbara@studiostitches.com.au to discuss the details.

Here are some samples of the beautiful colourways I prepared earlier:

Collins Street in Ochre

Collins Street in Teal

Collins Street in Gold

 

 

 

 

 

As well as the hand painted canvas, every kit includes:

  • DMC 100% wool. All you need (and extra if you run out)
  • 2 tapestry needles
  • full instructions, and follow up support as needed
  • a wonderfully practical calico bag to store your project as you stitch.

A free  one hour workshop with every kit

For those of you who live in Adelaide, I offer free workshop with every kit.

The workshops are approximately one hour, here in my studio and I promise to get you stitching confidently before you leave.

Collins Street with Forget-me-nots

Bring a friend, have a cuppa, and start stitching.

I hope you find a spot for a Collins Street cushion (or two) in your home and join me in the wonderful craft of needlepoint.

Happy stitching!

Barbara

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