This kit contain everything you need to create the acorn and blackberry embroidery using basic goldwork and stumpwork technique. Perfect for a beginner.
Kit contents: Calico Seed beads mix A small piece of pelmet Vilene (stiff white interfacing) Needles Instructions booklet and pattern sheet - full colour step by step
Threads: Hand dyed variegated stranded cotton Metal thread polyester thread cotton thread
Goldwork wires and threads: Super pearl purl - Gilt T70 thread Twist - autumnal colour Bright check wire – Gilt
In addition, you will need; A 4 inch hoop A 6 inch hoop A stand to allow stitching with both hands A pair of small sharp embroidery scissors A pair of Goldwork scissors (with serrated edge – always use on the metallic thread and wires) A small block of bee’s or paraffin wax A large needle or tailor’s awl (to sink the ends into the background)
Optional: a velvet board (for the chippings), thimble
The kit comes in a nice sturdy box so you can keep all the pieces together and it also makes the perfect gift box
The second photo only shows the threads, not the fabric or instruction leaflet. Note: frame or hoop not included.