The blue flax is a beginners hand embroidery kit in the needle painting embroidery technique.
Needle painting is also known as thread painting or painting with a needle or silk shading or long and short stitch and is a form of embroidery art. It is the method of creating realistic hand embroidery using a single strand of embroidery thread in the needle at one time. The stitches are worked like paint strokes so they blend beautifully to great the smooth and realistic embroidery.
The blue flax is a good design to learn the technique. It will give you a great foundation in the method of painting with needle and thread with outstanding and satisfying results.
The finished embroidery measures 7 inches (17 1/2 cm) high by 5 1/4 inches (13 1/4 cm) wide
The kit includes very detailed instructions on how to stitch the blue flax with step by step diagrams on how to work the stitches. There are picture guides for where to work the colours on the iris. The DMC cotton embroidery threads (floss) come sorted for you on a numbered template so you know exactly which colour to use on the embroidery. The 11 inch by 13 inch cotton fabric comes with the design printed on so you do not have to transfer the design onto the fabric yourself. A fine needle and needle threader is also provided in the kit.
If you have any questions as you are working the embroidery you can email me at any time.
All kits or supplies are mailed by the most economical method of mailing by Canada Post which will arrive to you by your local postal service provider. Below are the approximate times in which an order should arrive:
Canada: 3 - 10 Business Days USA: 6 - 12 Business Days International: 15 Business Days
There is no tracking number with the above methods of shipping. If you require a tracking number or would like the order mailed express please contact me and I will post a separate listing for you to pay for tracking or express mail.
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