Aubergine Butterfly is basic silk and metal thread embroidery. It is designed as a basic introduction silk and metal thread embroidery. The techniques are simple, but give a striking effect when completed.
Stitches are straight, padded satin, couching techniques using various metal threads, and attaching beads and chips of purl.
The foundation material is silk satin. Threads used in the piece are pearl, check, and rough purl, check thread, #1 Japan gold-imitation and #5 Japan thread, imitation, silk couching thread, spangles, and beads.
Proficiency level: Beginner
Kit Cost: $60.00
Technique: Silk and Metal thread embroidery on Congress cloth