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Most kits are designed to be worked with the instructions, step-by-step illustrations and photographs contained in the related book.  Some of the easier kits contain complete instructions.

The kits contain all materials required to work the projects except, in some cases, the DMC stranded cottons, which you may already have in your collection.  All other threads are included.

The skill level required to work the project is indicated by:

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  • Acorn, Thistle and Butterfly
    $24.50 Acorn, Thistle and Butterfly
    A padded thistle with fluffy top worked in Turkey knots, raised, embroidered acorns with trellis stitch cups, a wired leaf worked in detached buttonhole stitch, and a butterfly with detached wings. This stumpwork embroidery...

  • Appliqué Beetle Glasses Case
    $31.50 Appliqué Beetle Glasses Case
    This navy woollen pincushion, lined with red felt, features an appliquéd and embroidered felt beetle. This kit contains the instructions, pattern and all materials to work the glasses case. Skill Level:...

  • Appliqué Beetle Pincushion
    $31.50 Appliqué Beetle Pincushion
    This navy woollen pincushion, with beaded corners, features an appliquéd and embroidered felt beetle. This kit contains the instructions, pattern and all materials (except the stuffing) to work the pincushion. Skill...

  • Appliquéd Dragonfly
    $19.90 Appliquéd Dragonfly
    This kit contains all materials required to work a stylised dragonfly, with appliquéd gauzy wings, beaded head and stitched abdomen, on a background of ivory silk dupion. This stumpwork embroidery kit contains...

  • Art Nouveau Dragonfly
    $56.90 Art Nouveau Dragonfly
    Work this exotic dragonfly with iridescent green/blue fabric wings, metallic-blue purl abdomen and beaded legs on a background of couched gold metallic thread. This kit contains complete instructions and all required...

  • Beetle and Boysenberries
    $43.51 Beetle and Boysenberries
    Embroider a scarab beetle, with raised elytra worked in bronze leather and wrapped wire legs, inside a garland of embroidered leaves and beaded boysenberries. This stumpwork embroidery kit contains all materials required to...

  • Goldwork Diving Beetle
    $35.00 Beetlemania - Goldwork Diving Beetle
    A golden diving beetle worked on amethyst velveteen. Instructions Instructions are not included in the kit, but can be found in Inspirations magazine, issue 88, 2015. The diagrams and instructions commence on page 56. Kit...

  • Bittersweet and Butterfly
    $109.51 Bittersweet and Butterfly
    Purple flowers with detached petals, anthers and leaves and beaded berries, a copper butterfly with raised detached wings, a padded caterpillar and a beaded hover-fly. The ornate border is worked in red-orange silk ribbon,...

  • Bramble Garland and Emerald Moth
    $148.01 Bramble Garland and Emerald Moth
    This embroidered panel was inspired by two beautiful hand-coloured engravings - one depicting the life cycle of the Large Emerald Moth, Geometra papilionaria, and the other showing the Blackberry, Rubus fructicosus -...

  • Bumble Bee
    $29.90 Bumble Bee
    A honeycomb pattern, stitched with gold thread over waste canvas, forms the background for a bumble bee, worked in Turkey knots with gauzy detached wings. This kit contains complete instructions and all required threads and...

  • California Poppy and Bumble-Bee
    $38.50 California Poppy and Bumble-Bee (or A Hint of Spring)
    This small circular design is an ideal introduction to stumpwork embroidery. Worked on a background of ivory satin, this project features a bright yellow Californian Poppy, Eschscholzia californica, with detached petals, a...

  • Cherry Flower Roundel
    $53.90 Cherry Flower Roundel
    The colours and design of this small roundel were inspired by an 18th century Mughal enamelled gold vessel, embellished with stylised cherry-red flowers. Combining stumpwork, goldwork and surface embroidery techniques, this...

  • Oval Christmas brooch
    $39.50 Christmas Brooches
    Embroider padded acorns with trellis stitch cups, a raised beaded pomegranate, a blackberry worked in French knots, beaded red currants and sequins. This kit contains all the materials required to work both projects. Skill...

  • Christmas Rose and Dragonfly
    $27.90 Christmas Rose and Dragonfly
    A Christmas Rose with detached petals and leaves, raised blackberries worked in French knots, a bronze dragonfly with detached wings, beaded holly berries and tiny gold sequins. This stumpwork embroidery kit contains...

  • Christmas Rose, Berries and Dragonfly (white)
    $56.90 Christmas Rose, Berries and Dragonfly (white)
    A Christmas Rose with detached petals and leaves, raised blackberries worked in French knots, beaded ivy berries surrounded with trellis stitch, and a dragonfly with detached wings. This stumpwork embroidery kit contains...

  • Corncockle and Dragonfly
    $74.90 Corncockle and Dragonfly
    Dark pink corncockles with detached petals and long leafy sepals worked with wire and needle-weaving, a broad-bodied dragonflywith detached gauzy wings and a leather abdomen, a shiny blue beetle and a tiny ladybird with...



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