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Beautiful NEW!Box Full of Lessons 14, Pot of White CosmosWe have launched another lovely project ♫♥♫♥♫ ideal for the beginner to silk ribbon embroidery and a delight for the advanced embroiderer too!The embroidery panel for Box 14…. Click on the image to enlarge…. and what you will learn to make, step-by-step, in Box Full of Lessons 14 ♥Click on the imageTThe step-by-step instructions (written by Di van Niekerk) and detailed photography will teach you how to make a gorgeous three-dimensional pot of life-like Cosmos stems, buds, flowers and leaves. You will learn how to create a fabulous richly textured pot from leather (included in the kit) and how to fill it with beautiful moss – a lovely trick to learn for future projects!Easy to make and the close-up photographs will teach you step-by-step in close-up detail…The completed piece… suitable for the beginner to this art form!This beautiful new kit contains:1. The embroidery panel with the image in full colour, which is approximately 15 cm x 13 cm / 6" x 5", printed onto a large 100% cotton (heirloom quality) cloth – ready to embroider.Note: This is a small design which measures 15 cm x 13 cm / 6" x 5" so it does not take long to make.PLUS you will receive an extra piece of linen fabric in a soft neutral tone for you to trace the line drawing provided. This is in case you prefer to work on a soft, natural shade of linen fabric.This way you will have two different backgrounds to choose from in your kit.2. The step–by-step lessons in full colour, written by Di van Niekerk, with close-up photography on every page.3. Detailed colour pictures of the embroidered design which will guide you well.4. The stitch diagrams5. Soft backing fabric the same size as the printed panel (free gift).PlusAll the beautiful ribbons9 packets of ribbon from Di van Niekerk’s beautiful range:2 mm x 1 packet (3 metres/yards) silk ribbon4 mm x 2 packets (6 metres/yards) silk ribbon7 mm x 3 packets (6 metres/yards) silk ribbon13 mm x 2 packets (2 metres/yards) silk ribbon3 mm x 1 packet (3 metres/yards) organza ribbon9 packets of gorgeous shades of silk ribbon20 metres/yards of silk ribbon to guarantee you a masterpiece ♥PlusAll the beautiful threads7 skeins of DMC or Maxi Mouline six-strand cottonTotal of 7 skeins of threadPLUS7 colours x wool and silk fibre (in two packets) to add an interesting texture3 pieces of yarn for the stems and the mossPLUSNeedles: Chenille, Crewel/Embroidery, Quilting/Betweens, Glovers and Tapestry needlesPLUSA piece of leather for the pot andA blue water-soluble pen in case you would like to use the line drawing and linen fabric .
This carefully prepared kit will bring countless hours of joy and is ideal for all levels of expertise, from the beginner to the advanced.Box Full of Lessons 14 (Pot Of White Cosmos) is a lovely project – perfect for every embroiderer!♫♥♫♥♫ there will be lots of threads and ribbons left over to use in another project You can also contact your nearest stockist for my ribbons for this kit.Enjoy…. I would love to see your photos of this lovely design ♥