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Oct 11, 2017

PUTTING THE FINISHING TOUCHES ON ‘KNOX’S KNOTS’ AREA RUG DESIGN!

This striking needlepoint area rug design was inspired by British designer, Archibald Knox.

Because of his Celtic roots, Knox’s designs were suffused with Celtic ornament… interwoven knots, intricate interlacing, and stylized foliate motifs.

Our client opted not to have the background painted in order to reduce the costs. This is always an option with ZIVA !

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PUTTING THE FINISHING TOUCHES ON ‘KNOX’S KNOTS’ AREA RUG DESIGN!

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Apr 26, 2017

FREE ‘STAINED GLASS’ MOTIF FOR A COIN PURSE OR CARD HOLDER

We adapted an original Art Nouveau stained glass panel to create ‘Spring Bling’………a dynamic motif of spring buds emerging through the ground in a blaze of dazzling colours….. reaching for the warm spring sun!

Subscribe to the VIVA ZIVA! Newsletter which will be released in May/June 2017 and create this free stained glass motif for a coin purse or card holder case

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FREE ‘STAINED GLASS’ MOTIF FOR A COIN PURSE OR CARD HOLDER

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Mar 24, 2017

STAINED GLASS PATTERNS FOR CUSHIONS

We have just created an exquisite new collection of five cushion patterns all adapted from early 20th century stained glass motifs.....

and still work well in our 21st century interiors!

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STAINED GLASS PATTERNS FOR CUSHIONS

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Mar 06, 2017

A STUNNING PROJECT IN PROGRESS!

Find out more about this striking 'stained glass' tapestry from ZIVA!

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A STUNNING PROJECT IN PROGRESS!

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Oct 13, 2016

FREE MODULAR DESIGN FOR LOTS OF MAKING UP IDEAS!

With this one modular pattern, our free needlepoint design, called ‘Liquorice Allsorts’, can ‘grow’----- from earrings, to hair barrettes, or hair bands, or a bracelet or choker necklace! Your choice!

Subscribe to the VIVA ZIVA! Newsletter which will be released in November 2016 and create this free funky design.

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FREE MODULAR DESIGN FOR LOTS OF MAKING UP IDEAS!

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Aug 14, 2016

THREE STAINED GLASS PATTERNS FOR NEEDLEPOINT TOTE BAGS OR HANDBAGS

We are introducing three stained glass patterns for tote bags or handbags inspired by renowned architects, designers and artists from the early 20th century…. Frank Lloyd Wright, Charles Rennie Mackintosh and Henri Matisse.

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THREE STAINED GLASS PATTERNS FOR NEEDLEPOINT TOTE BAGS OR HANDBAGS

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Jun 18, 2016

THREE STAINED GLASS PATTERNS FOR NEEDLEPOINT ART

We are introducing three stained glass patterns for wall art inspired by two iconic architects and designers from the early 20th century…. Frank Lloyd Wright and Charles Rennie Mackintosh.

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THREE STAINED GLASS PATTERNS FOR NEEDLEPOINT ART

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May 20, 2016

DIY extremely sturdy blocking board.

I have blocked this way for twenty plus years, Actually my materials have lasted this long, just needed new tape job once. I purchased a number of acoustic

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Apr 14, 2016

THE COUCHING STITCH CREATES AN EXQUISITE PRAIRIE STYLE MOTIF !

This Prairie Style glasses/cell phone case design, featuring the couching stitch, was created and stitched exclusively for our NINETEENTH FREE VIVA ZIVA ! Newsletter #1916.

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Oct 11, 2015

CARRIAGE CLOCK DESIGN INSPIRED BY PERSIAN RUGS

This classic carriage clock design with a Persian motif was created and stitched exclusively for my EIGHTEENTH FREE VIVA ZIVA ! Newsletter #1815.

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Aug 26, 2015

TWO CLUTCH BAG DESIGNS INSPIRED BY GUSTAV KLIMT!

We’ve created two eye-catching clutch bag designs…. thanks to the genius of Klimt!

These ‘envelope-style’ clutch bag designs inspired by Klimt’s textiles create an abstract layered textural effect as seen so extensively in his paintings.

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TWO CLUTCH BAG DESIGNS INSPIRED BY GUSTAV KLIMT!

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Aug 26, 2015

TWO MODERNIST CUSHION DESIGNS INSPIRED BY MATISSE!

“LES SILHOUETTES”


Have a look at these Modernist cushion designs with their sinuous silhouettes of warm grey leaves with strong fuchsia, blue and cool green accents…. reminiscent of Matisse’s renowned cut-outs!

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TWO MODERNIST CUSHION DESIGNS INSPIRED BY MATISSE!

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