Embroidered Garden Kit
This improvised embroidery is made with silk fabric that is fused to wool batting. Follow these step-by-step directions to make your embroidered garden on silk. Directions include a materials list, thread size and color suggestions, information on needle sizes, and instruction for the embroidery stitches.
Embroidered Garden Background Fabric
Hand-dyed silk in a suitable weight for hand embroidery measuring 11″ x 9″. Yellow to orange color gradation.
Embroidered Garden Threads
- Hand-dyed size 8 pearl cotton threads (6): Aquamarine, Lime Frappe, Degas Blue, Wisteria, Green Grass, Petunias
- Hand-dyed size 12 pearl cotton threads (8): Lime Frappe, Lemons, Japanese Iris, Forget Me Nots, Pumpkin Patch, Oranges, Sprouts, Wisteria
- Free thread ring and needle chart.
Mary Arden 1/5 Embroidery Needles
For stitching Sizes 3, 5, 8, and 12 threads. One packet contains 12 high quality needles in sizes 1/5.