Silk Shading refers to the hand embroidery technique which uses a variety of long and short stitches and colour blending in stranded cotton or silk threads. Often referred to as painting with a needle, this technique can be used to create realistic texture, shading and enables the embroiderer to create designs which have a life-like quality.
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 of a little hedgehog.The clear step by step instructions with additional diagrams and photographs will guide you easily through your project.
Each kit contains: olive cotton fabric, calico fabric, DMC stranded cotton threads, needles, design and instructions and is ideally suited for those who have had some previous experience with the silk shading technique.
In addition you will need a ring frame which measures between 4 - 8 inches and embroidery scissors to complete this kit.