Silk and Metal Classes

Tulips and Butterfly

A canvas filled with a colorful butterfly, fantastical tulips, arabesques points with backgrounds of darning and canvas work patterns create a wonderful sampler of patterns and stitches.


Stitches include needle painting, satin, slanting  gobelin, outline/stem, basketweave, darning patterns, a Bargello pattern and couching.


Threads include soie perleé,  soie d’ Paris, #5 Japan metal, silver, braids, gold, silver and opalescent , silk gimp, pearl purl, silk couching thread, and a cotton floss with blending filament. Size #15 beads will form the eye in the butterfly's top wings.  Kit also contains congress cloth, and an illustrated notebook and assorted needles.


Proficiency level:                Intermediate

Time:                                         2 days (12 hours)

Kit cost:                                   $85.00


             Design area:                         5.5 inches W X 7 inches H

             Overall:                      9 inches W X 11 inches H