The Gold & Silk Art Nouveau Waterlily kit is a stylish design which covers using long & short stitch, stem stitch and split stitch with silk flosses in a range of blue shades for the petals and green for the leaves and couching gilt metal pearl purl for the stems and petal outlines. Silk floss has a lovely sheen to it, which combines beautifully with the gold coloured metal thread. The finished embroidery measures approximately 14cm wide by 14cm high. The Art Nouveau kits are a series. The Waterlily is the second in this series, there is also the Tree, Tulips & Rose available. Suitable for all skill levels.
What's included in the price?
This gold and silk kit includes the design hand drawn onto a 20cm x 20cm square of antique ivory duchess satin, with a 38cm x 38cm square of calico support fabric, gilt pearl purl, four reels of silk floss, sewing thread, full instructions with stitch diagram & stitch guide, beeswax and a size 9 embroidery needle. All kept tidy in a neat little box.
What you will need
Embroidery scissors Embroidery hoop or frame
Liz Tapper graduated from the Royal School of Needlework's apprenticeship in 1998. She now teaches a wide variety of hand embroidery techniques, designs her own range of embroidery kits, accepts commissions and gives talks around the country.
- Wheelchair users
- Hearing impaired
- Intermediate level
- Advanced/pro level
- Suitable for beginners