Twelve stunning Hardanger Embroidery patterns are featured in this book of contest winning designs. In this 33rd year of the contest, the designers are from the USA, Australia, Canada, England, New Zealand and Spain. All designs are charted and photographed for the intermediate to advanced Hardanger stitcher.
Au Ver a Soie®, Soie d'Alger is a stranded Spun silk with 7 plies, which are easily divided. Soft, lustrous and smooth, it is made from a spun silk called "strusas" which gives it unrivaled regularity for hand embroidery. Colour 4143 Loutre Rouge. 5M skein.
These beautiful little samplers are so quick to stitch, and lovely when they are done. One for each season of the year: Spring, Summer, Autumn, and Winter. The chart comes with a full alphabet so you can customize the lettering to suit any number of occasions. A great gift!
Mill Hill beads are some of the most popular beads worldwide. These tiny glass beads give projects ornamentation and flair. They are small, almost round in shape and 2.55mm (11/0 seed bead) in size. Each package contains 4.54 grams, or about 500 beads.
Beautiful rosebuds with delicate shading. Easy-to-read chart. Stitch count is 48 h x 49 w. Kit contains fabric, instructions, floss, and a needle. One of the Charmers series by Serendipity Designs. Design by Carolyn Meacham.
Classic 6 strand embroidery floss in one of 2017’s brand new colours! Made of long-staple Egyptian cotton with superior sheen and stitch-ability, DMC floss is the gold standard of flosses. 8.7 yard skein. Made in France
Kreinik #8 Braid is about twice the thickness of Size 4 Braid – great for heavier coverage in cross stitch (on coarser materials) or light coverage on 18 mesh canvas. Adds a lovely glitz to your work! Also great for embellishing, crazy quilting, and couching.
?Or "Tatting Definitley Not for Beginners". Patterns ranging from a Saxon face to wrought iron work, using different threads from coarse to the finest silk. Brand new techniques are taught to ingnite the imagination.
Nova is a very heavy 6 ply thread, Z-twisted, non-divisible. This luxuriously thick thread is lustrous and satiny. Suitable wherever a heavier thread is needed. Primarily used as a Brazilian embroidery thread. Available in all Edmar's colors. 10.5 yards (10 M) skein. Colour may vary from that shown.
Pronounced boo-Clay, this uniquely knotted thread is made with a 2 ply base with two other plies looping in and out making it a 4 ply thread. It comes 10.5 yards (10 meters) per skein. This highly textured thread is ideal for making stitches with dimensional effects.
A classic,high quality, three ply 100% virgin wool yarn known for its durability, lustre, and luxurious colour. Persian yarn is well known the world over for its superiority for needlework such as embroidery, crewel, needlepoint and cross stitch. This yarn exhibits great strength and resilience which prevents it from breaking and fraying during stitching. 8 yd skein. Colours not listed or out of stock are available by special order.
Silk and metallic filaments braided together to make a unique thread which combines sheen with sparkle. Excellent for needlepoint on 18 count canvas or cross stitch on heavier fabrics. Beautiful in crazy quilting and adds sparkle to felting. 10 yards/9.1 metres per card.
Iris is a medium weight, 2 ply, Z-twisted thread. Excellent for all types of needlework and available in all Edmar's colors. Please note that dye lots can vary widely in this thread, and computer monitors may render colour differently. 248 colours, 16 yds/15M per skein.