Butterfly in Metals
Butterfly in Metals is a study in the basics of metal thread embroidery. The butterfly is stitched on silk satin, worked in pearl purls, and other metal threads. Reeled silk is used in the diagonal satin stitching and twisting into pearl purl.
Techniques you will learn are: Couching purls and braids, adding silk to pearl purl, padding and satin stitch, making twist and couching twists.
Proficiency level: Beginner
Kit Cost: $80.00
Technique: Silk and Metal thread embroidery
Motif: 4.75-inch circle
Overall: 12 X 12 inches