This leaflet is a match to Thistle Stitches in the Stitches series. The leaflet gives great instructions on stitching and finishing the 2 needlecushions, pincushion, scissors fob and lavender bag. Fill with your favourite herbs - lavender, mint, you name it!
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.
Instruction book for Down The Garden Path Sampler, but very useful as a reference for a variety of Brazilian Embroidery stitches. Explains these stitches: Bullion, Buttonhole, Cast-On, Chain, Couching, Detached Buttonhole, Double Cast-On, Double Padded, Drizzle Cast-On, Elongated Bullion, Elongated Cast-On, Feather, Floater, French Knot, Irregular Short and Long, Lattice, Lazy Daisy, Outline, Straight, Stem, Padded, Pistil, Raised Detached Stem, Satin, Short and Long Buttonhole, Slanted Satin, Slanted Straight, Standard Leaf, Straight, Turkey, Oklahoma Twister, Woven, Wrapped Stem.
A narrow wreath of bright spring flowers surrounds a small bouquet of the same flowers. Design by Jacqueline O'Reilly. Directions by Sunshine. Directions are for how to use the stitches to complete the design. Individual stitch instructions are NOT included.
A heavy 3 ply thread with a looser twist, resulting in a more satiny look to the stitches. All available colours are on this website (not manufactured in all Edmar's colours). Please note that dye lots may vary widely and computer monitors render colour differently.
# 8 Coton Perlé – a lustrous 100% cotton thread with a lovely pearlized sheen. #8 is thinner than #5 and thicker than #12. Great for cross stitch, needlepoint, crazy quilting, penny rugs (finer detail), card-making, and any place a mid-thickness thread is needed. 87 yd ball.
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.