Make a brooch for yourself, or buy a kit to give as a unique gift. This metal thread brooch kit is a simple but beautiful design, which covers two basic techniques of metal thread work - couching using pearl purl and attaching 'chips'. It is an ideal starting point for launching an exciting journey into goldwork and all its many possibilities, as well as a talking point wherever you wear it. Available in a choice of ultrasuede colour (black, dark blue, cream, burgundy), as well as a choice of metal thread (gold, silver or copper). Please email me your choices. The beads will match the choice of metal thread. The finished embroidery is 7cm by 5cm. Suitable for all levels. All my kits are packaged using recyclable and/or biodegradable materials.

What's included in the price?

This kit includes two squares of ultrasuede (synthetic suede), a square of calico support fabric, a square of beading foundation, beads, pearl purl, bright check purl, a reel of sewing thread, beading thread, beeswax, full instructions with stitch diagrams, a needle. All kept tidy in a neat little box.

What you will need

Scissors Hoop/frame optional.



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
  • Intermediate level
  • Advanced/pro level
  • Suitable for beginners
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