This Hardanger bookmark kit is a whitework technique, originating from the Hardanger area of Norway. It employs a mix of kloster blocks, satin stitch, eyelets, buttonhole stitch, fabric cutting and needleweaving using different perle threads in white on the traditional white Hardanger fabric in 22hpi. The kit includes all materials required - white Hardanger fabric, two skeins of white perle thread in different thicknesses, a tapestry needle and comprehensive instructions. All kept tidy in a neat little box. The finished bookmark measures 15 cm high by 6.5cm wide. Suitable for beginners. All my kits are packaged using recyclable and/or biodegradable materials. Designed by Liz Tapper at The Art of the Needle.

What's included in the price?

Kit includes traditional Hardanger fabric, perle threads, needles and comprehensive instructions. Everything is kept neat and tidy in a labelled box.

What you will need

You will need a ring frame (ideally hands free) and a fine sharp pair of embroidery scissors. A magnifier and daylight lamp may also be useful.



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.

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Seniors
  • Teenagers
  • Wheelchair users
  • Hearing impaired
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Intermediate level
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