This Jay feather design combines decorative embroidery stitches in tones of blue, grey and black with goldwork embroidery techniques using gilt and peacock hues on a background of ivory synthetic silk.
With all of the fabrics, threads, needles and other materials required included in this kit, you too will be able to create this beautiful hand embroidery design. The clear step by step instructions with additional diagrams and photographs will guide you easily through your project.
The stitches used to create the design include: split stitch, long and short stitch, applying felt padding, using gilt metal threads such as Pearl Purl and Japanese thread, applying beads and using coloured metal thread.
Each kit contains: calico fabric, ivory synthetic silk, needles, stranded cottons, felt, gilt metal threads, peacock coloured metal thread, antique Japanese thread, Gutermann thread, beads and beeswax. This kit would be suitable for all skill levels.
In addition you will need an 8 inch ring frame and embroidery scissors to complete this kit.