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Box of Lessons 16 (Limited Edition) Knitted Handbag with Silk Ribbon Roses - Complete Kit

  ON SALE AT LESS 35% ♥♥♥ This is a Limited Edition! 

Box Full of Lessons 16

for the beginner to silk ribbon embroidery but the advanced embroiderer too will love this beautiful project! 

  • A Hand-Knitted Bag with Silk Ribbon Embroidery Meadow Flowers and Roses…


  • For the complete beginner and the advanced embroiderer, everyone will enjoy this lovely kit!

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Box Full of Lessons 16 by Di van Niekerk

Box Full of Lessons 16 
Beautiful crazy-patch style, hand-knitted background, made from the finest African mohair and bamboo yarns. The size of the completed bag is approximately 28.5 cm x 35 cm (11.2 x 14”) Suede leather handles are 60 cm once slung over your shoulder… and they can be adjusted to suit your taste.
SKILL LEVEL – from beginner to advanced. All welcome.
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Learn (step-by-step) how to create beautiful Roses with silk ribbon and learn how to embroider onto knitted pieces, and how to enhance the plainest backgrounds into something unique. Use the same techniques to create designer roses for other projects such as felt hats, brooches, hair slides, jackets, or wedding gowns — the possibilities are endless. 
Easy to make and the close-up photographs will teach you step-by-step in close-up detail. 


Box Full of Lessons complete kit 16 contains:
The beautiful hand-knitted handbag is made with African mohair, wool and bamboo yarn, Di’s range of silk ribbons (more than 20 packets of hand-painted silk ribbon in various widths) the backing fabric, suede leather handles and a beautiful suede-like lining for inside the bag, beads and button, threads (assorted threads and wools) needles, close-up colour pictures to guide you. Included are the step-by-step lessons on a CD (in full colour) to view on your computer as a guide after the workshop or to print for your files.
More about what the kit contains:
Silk Ribbons, Di van Niekerk’s silk ribbon
3 x packets of 2mm silk
1 x packet of 4mm silk
11 x packets of 7mm silk
2 x packets of 13mm silk
5 x packets of 32mm silk
22 packets of pure silk ribbon to guarantee you a masterpiece.
Cotton thread x 6 skeins.
5 Packets of green, brown and autumn shades of bamboo, mohair and cotton yarns
3 different fabrics
Satin-Chiffon 30 cm x 4 cm (11 x 1.5 “)
Green taffeta 10 cm x 4 cm (4 x 1.5”)
Lining of the bag 50 x 75 cm (20 x 20”)

  • Chenille 18, 22
  • Crewel/Embroidery/Milliners 3 and 8 
  • Chenille 16


  • Clear tear-drop shape x 5
  • A pretty rosebud that Carol makes so that you can see how it is made. 


  • Beading wire #30 - 20 pieces - 17 cm (6,8 ") in length


  • Long leather handles (pre-made, sling bag style) x 2
  • A Button for closing the bag
  • Backing fabric (soft cotton voile or organza) 60 x 40 cm (24 x 16")
  • The Lessons, step by step, including close-up photography. The lessons are prepared onto a CD for you to read on your computer or tablet screen or you could have the lessons printed at your local store. It will make the parcel too heavy to ship from Cape Town. 
  • A3 size colour pictures x 3
  • Paper pattern sheet size A3

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Box 16

Enjoy yourself! Can't wait to see a photograph of your beautiful bag. 
Have fun.

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