Whitework And Goldwork Flowers


Learn how to create and combine two beautiful hand embroidery techniques to produce this delicate floral design in whitework and gold metal-thread work.

This simple design will introduce you to a broad range of stitches; these will be used to apply various gilt metal threads, gold kid leather, gilt spangles, felt padding and pearl beads. These will be combined with a selection of whitework details such as stem stitch, long and short stitch, split stitch, padded satin stitch, detached chain stitch, trailing and eyelet stitch.

This kit includes all of the threads, fabrics and needles required to complete this hand embroidery design and the clear instruction booklet with step by step photographs will guide you easily through your project.


Materials included in the kit: normandy linen fabric, gold kid leather, gilt metal threads: bright check, smooth purl, pearl purl, japanese thread and twist thread, gilt spangles, DMC stranded cotton threads, size 12 embroidery needle, size 10 embroidery needle,  size 18 chenille needle, gutermann machine thread, felt, pearl beads, bead caps, beeswax and templates.

Difficulty level: beginner to intermediate

Design dimensions: 9cm x 9cm

Additional equipment required: 6 inch ring frame, embroidery scissors, paper scissors and a fine tipped marker pen

Other useful equipment: pins, goldwork scissors and a velvet board