» Listings for March 2012
Posted on 5:19pm Tuesday 27th Mar 2012
Reg/green iridescent beetle wings are now available in the shop. Buy them as they are, with holes pre-drilled, or now in matching pairs! Or just look at the pictures and admire how beautiful they are...
Posted on 6:18pm Sunday 25th Mar 2012
I'm working a new peacock project in hand embroidery and beadwork. Here is a little taster, to see more follow its progress on Stitchin Fingers: http://stitchinfingers.ning.com/forum/topics/peacock-project-in-progress
Posted on 5:54pm Friday 23rd Mar 2012
There is now an extensive range of goldwork supplies in my shop. Just added are:
Tweezers, mellors, soft string, yellow felt and scissors:
Don't forget your actual gold! I have Japanese thread, checks, pearl purl, rococco and coloured purls and you'll be needing that beeswax and one of those velvet boards too! Look out for coloured Japanese thread coming soon....
Posted on 3:36pm Tuesday 13th Mar 2012
Cotton Herringbone Tape is now available again in the shop! Use this tape when you frame up an embroidery slate or rollerframe, to enable you to pull your fabric super tight. Don't forget to use a bracing needle (new stock just arrived) to string up your frame! Tape available by the metre, bracing needles singly. Buy both here!
Posted on 5:44pm Friday 9th Mar 2012
...pink and purple coloured metal purls for goldwork and beadwork (Brown already available). Cut them up and thread them onto a thread as you would for a bead. Click here to see more about these items.
Don't forget a velvet board to keep them on while you work! Two types available, the original velvet board and a deluxe version. Click here for more details
Pink and gold purls
Carnival mask, detail, 2006