'Cornflower' is the first in a new series focusing on wildflowers. Several different embroidery techniques are used including surface embroidery, stumpwork, raised work, needlelace, needleweaving and goldwork. Stranded cottons in a range of greens and silk floss in blues and purple are used in a variety of surface stitches on the pale pink background. Unusual silk wrapped purl threads are also included. This kit is suitable for someone with some embroidery experience. The finished embroidery measures 15.5cm high by 15.5cm wide. Designed by Liz Tapper at The Art of the Needle.

What's included in the price?

The kit comes tidily packaged in a neat little box, with pink cotton fabric, calico, stranded cotton threads, silk floss threads, gold metal threads, silk wrapped metal threads, wire, felt, needles, hand transferred design, stitch guide, detailed diagram and comprehensive instructions.

What you will need

Pins Pencil Fine embroidery scissors Hands free 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.

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Seniors
  • Wheelchair users
  • Hearing impaired
  • Intermediate level
  • Advanced/pro level
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