Dog Rose and Grape Hyacinth

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Worked on a backround of ivory satin, this project features a pale pink Dog Rose, Rosa canina, with detached petals; leaves, both detached and embroidered on the background; Grape Hyacinth, Muscari armeniacum, worked with frosted glass beads in several shades of blue, and a yellow butterfly with raised wings. The finished embroidery may be framed, inserted into a paperweight, or mounted into the lid of a gilt trinket box. Kit Contents This embroidery kit contains all materials required to work this project: Ivory duchess satin, quilter's muslin, tracing paper, beads and wire. Threads – whole hanks of DMC Stranded Cottons and Cifonda Art Silk and all required silk, rayon, metallic, nylon and chenille threads. Instructions to make this project into a name brooch, as featured in Inspirations magazine Issue 36, 2002. Equipment Required You will need the following equipment: 6" embroidery hoop 4" embroidery hoops Needles: Crewel/Embroidery sizes 3 - 10 Straw/Milliners size 3 - 9 Sharps sizes 10 and 12 Sharp Yarn Darners sizes 14 - 18 Small sharp-pointed embroidery scissors Fine blunt-nosed tweezers to shape wire Small wire cutters or old scissors Skill Level