Lenham Needlecraft & The Art of the Needle

Contact Name: Liz Tapper

Address:
Hillside Farm
Holcombe Lane, Moorlinch
Bridgwater
Somerset
TA7 9BX

Lenham Needlecraft & The Art of the Needle

About Lenham Needlecraft & The Art of the Needle

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.

Courses, kits & gifts

'In the Garden' Embroidery Kit
'In the Garden' Embroidery Kit
Craft kit
£42
'In the Garden' is a beautiful embroidery kit which covers four different embroidery techniques. These are surface embroidery, applique, stumpwork and goldwork. This kit is suitable for anyone who has...
Bayeux Tapestry Horse Embroidery Kit
Bayeux Tapestry Horse Embroidery Kit
Craft kit
£38
Embroider your own Bayeux Tapestry horse in time for the arrival in the UK of the Bayeux Tapestry itself! This elegant horse is worked in Appleton's tapestry wool and metallic...
Blackwork Jellyfish Embroidery Kit
Blackwork Jellyfish Embroidery Kit
Craft kit
£28
The kit covers three diaper patterns, as well as stem stitch. This is an excellent way to learn how to shade using the blackwork patterns, before moving on to more...
Blackwork Tulip Embroidery Kit
Blackwork Tulip Embroidery Kit
Craft kit
£28
Blackwork came to England from Spain with Catherine of Aragon in 1501. It's diaper patterns originated from intricate Moorish patterns. It was widely used during the Tudor period on clothing,...
Canvas Shading Embroidery Kit
Canvas Shading Embroidery Kit
Craft kit
£38
Learn the lovely technique of canvas shading with this pretty design featuring an echinacea (also known as a cone flower). Finished design is 15cm x 15cm. Suitable for beginners. All...
Crewelwork / Jacobean Cushion Embroidery Kit
Crewelwork / Jacobean Cushion Embroidery Kit
Craft kit
£46
My crewelwork embroidery cushion featuring swirling stylised stems, leaves, petals and tiny snail detail is available in Spring, Summer, Autumn or Winter colour-ways. Please message me upon booking to specify...
Crewelwork / Jacobean Embroidery Kit
Crewelwork / Jacobean Embroidery Kit
Craft kit
£35
A sweet little crewelwork leaf designed to start you off on this lovely technique. It is worked in shades of blue and cream. Crewelwork is a beautiful technique using linen...
Crewelwork / Jacobean Lampshade Embroidery Kit
Crewelwork / Jacobean Lampshade Embroidery Kit
Craft kit
£99
My crewelwork embroidery lampshade kits feature swirling stylised stems, leaves and petals. Available in Spring, Summer, Autumn and Winter colour-ways. Please message me upon booking to specify which colour-way you...
Dianthus Surface Embroidery Kit
Dianthus Surface Embroidery Kit
Craft kit
£17
This pretty beginners kit features an elegant dianthus flower design. Suitable for anyone who has not stitched for many years or who would like to start, this kit will introduce...
Illuminated Letter Embroidery Kit
Illuminated Letter Embroidery Kit
Craft kit
£25
Illuminated letters were usually the first letter of a page or paragraph, with the letter greatly enlarged and decorated first using gold leaf, and then completed with coloured paints using...
Metal Thread Brooch Embroidery Kit
Metal Thread Brooch Embroidery Kit
Craft kit
£33.50
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...
Mountmellick Whitework Embroidery Kit
Mountmellick Whitework Embroidery Kit
Craft kit
£28
Mountmellick whitework embroidery originated in Mountmellick in Ireland. It is a beautiful textural raised technique, designed to be used and washed over and over again. Suitable for beginners. Your finished...
Pulled Thread Whitework Embroidery Kit
Pulled Thread Whitework Embroidery Kit
Craft kit
£28
Pulled thread embroidery, also known as drawn fabric, is a form of whitework that doesn’t involve cutting the fabric threads. Instead, tension is used when working the stitches to draw...
Silk & Gold Rose Embroidery Kit
Silk & Gold Rose Embroidery Kit
Craft kit
£42
The Silk & Gold Rose kit is a very pretty design which covers couching Japanese gold with green silk floss to represent leaves, cutwork with bright check purl for the...
Stumpwork Daisy Embroidery Kit
Stumpwork Daisy Embroidery Kit
Craft kit
£15.50
Learn how to embroider a 3D flower with this pretty daisy stumpwork kit and comprehensive instructions. Please note that the fabric for the petals and leaf is not included so...

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