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Blog > Box Full of Lessons 11A - The Felted Rose sampler kit

  A Beautiful new kit in the best-selling Box Full of Lessons series   Silk Ribbon Flowers on hand-felted backgrounds    A ROSE SAMPLER   Learn how to make gorgeous three-dimensional roses on a rich and textured hand-felted background. The background is handmade from African wool and mohair and rich silk fibres have been added for lustrous effects. Learn all the secrets of how to make a successful masterpiece using silk ribbon embroidery and stumpwork techniques.   Click on image to enlarge     An ideal kit for those who would love to create a three-dimensional nature scene with silk ribbon, thread, wool and other interesting fibres. A piece which is sure to become a treasured family heirloom! Turn it into a cushion, use it as a cover for an album or memory box… or frame it to use as an interesting piece of art on your wall.   This kit will teach you how to create life-like roses and stems, how to make beautiful leaves and sepals and a host of other tips and tricks — ideal for all those rose-lovers out there!  Size of completed design: 25 x 34 cm (10 x 13.4 inches) Included in the kit is the lesson which I have written step-by step with clear and detailed photographs to guide you all along the way.   The lesson (box Full of Lessons 11) is supplied on a CD for you to read on your computer or iPad or you could print the lesson in full colour to make a book. SKILL LEVEL: Beginner to advanced - everyone welcome    [scg_html_flipbook_bfol11a]     The sizeable kit  includes the “Felted Rose sampler” pattern in full colour. Plus 1) Handmade (each piece is unique) felted background in rich shades of elegant green: 25 x 34 cm (10 x 13.4 inches) 2) Green or white organza fabric 47 x 47 cm (18.5 x 18.5 inches) which will be the supporting fabric 3) Felted silk for the stumpwork leaves 4) 5 skeins of Rajmahal Art. Silk and Maxi Mouline cotton thread 5) 2 x coloured bamboo yarn 6) 2 cards of metallic thread – gold and silver 7) Woolly fibre to form the shadows 8) Glass Bugle beads 9) 10 packets of Di van Niekerk’s hand-painted pure silk ribbons as follows: 1 x 7mm silk ribbon, 5 x 32mm silk ribbon, 4 x 13mm silk ribbon 10) Five different packs of needles 11) Step-by-step CD which contains Box full of lessons 11A: Silk Ribbon Roses on a hand-felted background.  12) Colour pictures of the completed piece to guide you as you work   Please note, this is the Box Full of Lessons series and it contains a CD with step-by-step instructions. If you have the felting book and do not need the CD, you can order the kit here.   Enjoy!   [scg_html_flipbook_bfol11a]  
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