Hand embroidered Lamb design needle case with 4 felt pages

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+ $6.23 shipping
Made to order
Preparation takes 2-3 weeks
Arrives from United Kingdom

Made in Gloucester, United Kingdom

Item details

A lovely little needle case with a beautiful design stitched in vintage Anchor embroidery thread on vintage fabric (both 50+ years old), depicting a lamb, lying in a field of buttercups, speedwell and dandelions, under a flowering cherry tree covered in pink blossom. In the sky are a small group of Rooks.
Stitches include among others satin stitch, french knots, turkey work and stem stitch.
Lined with pink and green felt and has 4 pages...2 pink and 2 green
Can be made with stronger colour thread and felt or soft pastels according to materials available. Variations are shown and I will always try to accommodate your preference.
The case is held secure by a pink and green hand-twisted cord and the whole thing is finished with a little tassel.
A lovely gift for a sewing shepherd perhaps???
Approx size 10cm square.

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https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.690069211016147.1073741828.491415290881541&type=1&l=8280508ff8Please note, this is an ornamental item and not intended as a toy.
Non-colour fast.

Average review
Hello Pauhla ! The package arrived in excellent time and condition. The lamb is so beautifully embroidered and the who needle case is a real treasure ! It will be a treasured heirloom gift at Christmas. A great purchase from a great seller. Great service. Thank you very much and all the best.
Nov 1, 2016 by convent
Hello Pauhla ! The package arrived in excellent time and condition. The embroidery work is amazingly beautiful with such an incredible amount of work in it. The whole needle case is sewn together beautifully. It is really a work of art. A great purchase from a great seller. Great service. I loved the card you enclosed -a lovely print ! Thank you so very much and all the best !
Jun 28, 2016 by convent
This needle case is exquisite, the care and attention to detail is incredible and it is the best thing I have ever owned. It is useful, beautiful and hand made, what more could anyone wish for? Hand embroidery at it's very best. Thank you Pauhla and your Sheep in Stitches
Jan 26, 2016 by cataibh
Hello Pauhla ! This most beautiful little treasure arrived in excellent time and excellent condition. It is perfectly sewn and is a real heirloom piece and I am so grateful to have this little treasure. Thank you again so much and all the best to you and yours, Mother Seraphima
Jan 28, 2014 by convent
Apr 27, 2013 by A fellow maker

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Preparation takes 2-3 weeks
Arrives from United Kingdom
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Due to an increased number of items lost in the post or reported as not delivered, I now only dispatch within the UK by Royal Mail first class signed for post which will require a signature on receipt. I am happy to send special delivery/tracked/additionally insured for a small additional cost. Please convo me before purchase to arrange.

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I strongly recommend non UK buyers request expedited shipping via Royal Mail International tracked and signed for on all orders over 25GBP in value to ensure safe delivery and compensation in the event of loss.
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Payment is required at the time of ordering for bespoke and custom orders.

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I gladly accept returns and exchanges
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Ship items back within: 30 days of delivery
I don't accept cancellations
But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.
The following items can't be returned or exchanged
Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:
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If goods arrive damaged, please notify me immediately and return them with the original packaging, as received by you within 7 days of receipt for a full refund or replacement if you prefer.
If the item is lost I will refund or replace the item and if damaged I may in some situations ask you to dispose of the item rather than return it, but I may ask you for details and possibly photos of the damaged item so I can claim compensation from Royal Mail.
In the case of bespoke/one-off/custom order items where it is not possible to create another, I will offer a refund or a choice of alternative goods if the buyer wishes.

Additional policies

I am delighted to take custom orders. Payment is due at the time of ordering.