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Dog Rose and Grape Hyacinth

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Not included. Instructions can be found in Book 8
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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