Miniature Tulip Tile

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Not included. Instructions can be found in Book 7.
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A tulip from the Turkish Tulip Tile forms the central motif in this elegant miniature tile.  Using stumpwork, goldwork and surface embroidery techniques, the diamond-shaped panel is worked on an ivory silk background with silks, gold metallic threads, beads and tiny spangles.  The design features a red tulip with a detached petal, set in an ornate border worked in gold metallic threads and beads. The tile may be framed or made into the lid of a box. Kit Contents This embroidery kit contains all materials required to work this project: Ivory silk dupion, quilter's muslin, tracing paper, red cotton fabric, felt, vliesofix, beads (includes two whole packs), 2 mm gold spangles and wire (33 gauge red) Threads – Soie d'Alger silks, gold metallic threads, assorted silk, polyester and nylon threads Instructions Instructions are not included in the kit, but can be found in Stumpwork & Goldwork Embroidery, inspired by Turkish, Syrian and Persian Tiles [Book 7]. There are also full instructions in Inspirations magazine, issue 66. Equipment Required You will also require the following equipment (not included in the kit): 6" embroidery hoop and 4" embroidery hoop Needles: Crewel/Embroidery size 10 Straw/Milliners or Sharps size 9 Sharps size 12 Sharp Yarn Darners sizes 14 - 18 Skill level