Silk and Metal Classes

Thistle in Gold

Create this beautiful stylized thistle.  It is a study in metal thread embroidery.  The flower is highly stylized.  Let your imagination play while you embroider this beautiful flower.

The ground fabric is black congress cloth.  The threads are Japan metal-imitation, gold purls #6, check wire purl #5, soie d’alger, Accentuate, couching thread, pearl purl and gold twist.

The stitches include alternating conti9nental, framed, rice, satin stitch using purls, and couching metals.

The kit comes complete with all threads, image drawn on canvas, instruction booklet and assorted needles.

Proficiency level:  Intermediate

Time:                                 2 days

Kit cost                   $80.00


           Motif:                     4 X 6 inches

           Overall         10 X 10 inches