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Jacobean Sampler - Beginner Kit by The Crewel Work Company

Jacobean Sampler - Beginner Kit by The Crewel Work Company

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This kit has been created with newcomers to crewel embroidery in mind, yet its simple but classic Jacobean-inspired design will appeal to embroiderers of all skill levels. This is a very simple kit and is perfect for the nervous embroidery newbie. Just enough of each of six embroidery stitches to introduce you to crewel embroidery.

Suitable for: Beginner embroiderers
Design size: 15 x 18 cm (6x7 in)
Fabric size: 33 x 30.5 cm (13x12 in)
Stitches: Crewel Stem, Laid and Couched Work, Long & Short as ‘soft shading’, Satin, French Knots, Closed Fly

Presented in a beautiful sturdy box ready for gifting!

What's included in the kit: 

All of our Crewel Work kits feature the highest quality materials that authentically replicate those found in 16th and 17th century embroideries.

These include:
Specialist 'S' Twist Linen Twill Ground Fabric
- made to historic specifications
- minimum of 10 cm (3 inches) space on either side of the design

Depending on the kit, we use either Appletons Wools from England or hand-dyed Renaissance Wools from France
- full skeins or hanks, not strands!
- 2-ply

Printed material
- Full, bespoke instructions created by Phillipa Turnbull and carefully illustrated by our in-house artist Georgie. We take extra care to make sure we're by your side for each step of the process
- Stitch & Colour Chart to make sure you are in no doubt about where each colour and stitch type goes
- Essential Guide to Crewel Work Booklet - a specially created foundation guide for those who want to go over the basics from threading a needle to blocking your finished work.

Needles & beads
- Specialist for Crewel embroidery
- Gold-plated for single thread
- Polished nickle for double thread
- Beads (if your design has eyes!)

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