This silk shading kit introduces you to the art of silk shading including split stitch, short and long stitch, stem stitch and satin stitch. This kit is aimed at someone who has knowledge of embroidery but would like to improve in the technique of Silk Shading. Silk shading is the art of creating shading with threads. This technique is also called needle painting (peinture a l’aiguille) Detailed instructions can be found in each silk shading kit and will show you how to work through the design step by step. The completed design reveals a flower with pink petals and carefully applied crystals add to the effect of droplets allowing the design to “shimmer” or “glisten” in the light. The kit is presented in a special kit box with ribbon so is a great gift for someone special but also a treat to yourself! Finished piece size is approximately 9cm (H) x 6cm (W)

What's included in the price?

Detailed instructions, white duchess satin, different colours of silk thread, Crystals, glass beads, white Gutermann thread and needles.

What you will need

Embroidery scissors, sharp small scissors (to cut the purl), embroidery hoops or a frame and pins.




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Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Seniors
  • Teenagers
  • Wheelchair users
  • Hearing impaired
  • Christmas
  • Qualification offered
  • UK Holiday
  • Engagement, birthdays & anniversaries
  • Easter
  • Intermediate level
  • Overseas Holiday
  • Stag dos
  • Father's Day
  • Advanced/pro level
  • Fairs, festivals & exhibitions
  • Hen dos
  • Mother's Day
  • Romantic
  • Corporate days out & team building
  • Pet lovers
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