STRAWBERRY FEAST – Raised embroidery kit
The embroidery design measures 10cm x 13cm wide (4” x 5 1/8”).
** Raised Embroidery, Level 2 **
This project is perfect if you are confident with basic stitches and have only little or no experience with raised embroidery. This project is embroidered, using mostly common embroidery stitches. The raised effects are created using basic techniques such as felt padding, simple wiring and picots.
The detailed, fully illustrated instructions will help guide you step by step through the project.
The embroidery is worked onto natural coloured linen using stranded silk threads. Layers of felt is used to create the plump strawberries and little flowers are semi-detached with fluffy Ghiordes knot centres. Detached, wired leaves add dimension to the foliage.
IN THIS KIT YOU WILL FIND everything you need to complete the project:
* Natural linen/cotton blend
* Backing fabric
* Ivory & green cotton homespun
* Red wool felt
* Beading wire
* Needlebook with 5 needles
* 15 stranded silks
* 2 stranded cotton
* Perlé cotton
* Silk ribbon & Beads
YOU WILL ALSO NEED
10cm (4”) embroidery hoop, inner ring bound
20cm (8”) embroidery hoop, both rings bound
Light coloured sewing thread
Small pliers (or old scissors for cutting wire)
Sharp lead pencil