The box includes step by step illustrated instructions and video tutorial, templates, inspirational images and materials to make a wall hanging.
You will work on calico that has been prepared with gesso. First adding paint. Then using very lovely light effects thread, hand stitch is added. Free machine embroidery is used to complete two dimensional flowers and leaves. A brooch back and felt backing are then added.
There are many possibilities with this technique. Images show fantasy flower picture compositions as well as individual motifs suitable for brooches.
*Instructions and inspiration for 3D foliage and seed heads and seed pods
*Instructions and inspiration for composition of overall piece
*Sufficient materials I.e. gessoed calico, light effects thread and stranded thread for background and 6 to 8 compositional elements.
The project is most suitable for those with some experience of free machine embroidery.
The beautiful vase picture is by student: Catherine Eubanks.