Thistle in Gold
Create this beautifully stylized thistle 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, bright check purls #6, check wire purl #5, soie d’alger, Accentuate, couching thread, pearl purl, and gold twist.
The stitches include alternating continental, framed, rice, satin stitch using purls, and couching.
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