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Tulip Needlebook

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Not included. Instructions can be found in Book 7.
Skill level:
  • This collection contains all the needles you need for most of Jane's projects.

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This elegant needlebook is based on the Miniature Tulip Tile design. 

Combining goldwork and surface embroidery techniques, this panel is worked on a dark prune-coloured silk background with silks, gold metallic threads and beads.  The design features a brick-red tulip, set in an ornate, diamond-shaped border, surrounded by tiny gold spangles. 

As this version of the tile is to be used as a needlebook, the centre petal of the tulip has been embroidered on the silk background rather than being detached.  The design may also be worked as a panel to be framed.

Kit Contents

This embroidery kit contains all materials required to work this project:

  • Prune-coloured silk dupion
  • calico
  • cranberry-coloured felt
  • vliesofix
  • red felt
  • iron-on pellon
  • tracing paper and thin card
  • Beads (includes 2 whole packs) and 2 mm spangles (2% gold)
  • Threads:
    • Soie d'Alger silks
    • gold metallic threads
    • assorted silk
    • polyester and nylon threads.

Equipment Required

You will also require the following equipment, which is not included in the kit:

  • 6" embroidery hoop
  • Needles:
    • Crewel/Embroidery size 10
    • Sharps or Straw/Milliners size 9
    • Sharps size 12
    • Sharp Yarn Darners sizes 14 - 18

Skill level: Easy