In this kit you can make a stylish Barn Owl design, embroidered in 3 Metalwork techniques over two layers of craft felt.
It is stitched with silver plated threads in a variety of stitches including Couching, Or Nue (couching with a colour) and Cutwork, all traditional skills in this beautiful style of embroidery. The design also has patterning created with sequins on top of the metal threads!
The embroidery is then finished off with a laser cut oak branch on which the Owl is perched.
Clear illustrated instructions will guide you through this hand embroidery project, which once completed can be mounted and hung in the little wooden hoop provided (optional).
The finished bird embroidery measures approximately 8.5x7cm, and the wooden hoop is 11cm diameter.
All the kits are designed by Becky Hogg Embroidery and produced in the U.K.
Kit includes: Barn Owl design printed onto linen, White craft felt, Grey sewing thread, 11cm Wooden hoop, x3 Stranded cottons, Silver plated passing thread, Silver plated pearl purl thread, Silver plated wire check purl, Sequins, Oak branch, x1 Embroidery needle, x1 Chenille needle, Ribbon for hanging and Illustrated instruction booklet.
Kit materials come in a hand screen printed gift box 16x24x2cm.
Suitable for all levels of ability, but not advisable for children.
Please do contact me if you have any questions!