Learn the beautiful hand embroidery technique of silver metal-thread work to create your own sparkling snowflake.
This simple design will introduce you to a select range of embroidery stitches and a number of the techniques used to apply silver plated metal threads, silver kid leather, decorative trim, silver spangles, crystal beads and felt padding.
This kit includes all of the threads, fabrics and needles required to complete this beautiful hand embroidery design and the clear instruction booklet with step by step photographs will guide you easily through your project.
The rich navy blue background fabric is provided with the design already transferred on for you.
Materials included in the kit: navy blue synthetic silk fabric, calico fabric, silver plated metal threads: bright check, japanese thread, pearl purl and millary wire, silver kid leather, silver and crystal trim, spangles, crystal beads, felt, size 9 embroidery needle, plunging needle, Gutermann machine thread, beeswax and templates.
Difficulty level: beginner to intermediate
Design dimensions: 12cm x 12cm
Additional equipment required: 8 inch ring frame, a fine-tipped marker pen, paper scissors and a pair of embroidery scissors.
Other useful equipment: goldwork scissors, pins and a velvet board.