Knapweed Roundel

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The knapweed blossoms decorating this small roundel have been embroidered in the colours found on an 18th century enamelled gold vessel from Mughal India.  Embroidered on a satin background with silks, gold metallic threads, beads and tiny spangles, this design features the knapweed from the Persian Peony Tile, set within an elegant quatrefoil-shaped border.  The roundel may be framed or mounted into the lid of a gilt bowl.  It may also be used to decorate one side of a small mirror for an evening bag. Kit Contents This embroidery kit contains all materials required to work this project: Ivory satin, quilter's muslin, tracing paper, felt and vliesofix. Assorted beads and 2 mm spangles (2% gold). Threads – Cifonda Art Silk (whole skein), DMC Stranded Cottons, gold metallic threads and assorted silk, polyester and nylon threads. Equipment Required You will also require the following equipment, which is not included in the kit: 4" or 5" embroidery hoop Needles: Crewel/Embroidery size 10 Sharps or Straw/Milliners size 9 Sharps size 12 Sharp Yarn Darners sizes 14 - 18 Finishing This project can be framed or mounted into the lid of a Framecraft 65 mm Gilt Trinket Box or 65 mm Gilt Pincushion.This project may also be used to decorate one side of a small mirror for an evening bag - Framecraft 60 mm Handbag Mirror in Pouch. Skill level