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Victorian beading is the simplest type of beading in embroidery. Its traditional techniques have been brought up-to-date with contemporary designs and canvas stitch backgrounds to produce beautiful pieces of beaded embroidery in keeping with modern times.
Aquilegia Pin Cushion
Beading and Hand Embroidery - Intermediate Level
Available as a pdf pattern or a kit. The kit contains canvas, Mill Hill glass beads, background thread and a full set of instructions to make the pin cushion top or an embroidery measuring up to 12.5cm x 12.5cm (5" x 5") which can be made into a project of your own choice. Also included are the making-up instructions for the pin cushion.
Aquilegia kit: £29.99
Aquilegia pdf: £6.99
Beading and Hand Embroidery - Beginner's Level
Available as a pdf pattern or a kit with a choice of 2 colour schemes. The kits contain canvas, Mill Hill glass beads, background thread and a full set of instructions to make an embroidery measuring up to 12.5cm x 12.5cm (5" x 5") which can be made into a project of your own choice. Suggested projects: box top, book cover, pin cushion, needlecase, pin wheel, scissor keeper.
The red beaded pansy is worked in a mix of deep red and buttery yellow Mill Hill seed beads with a soft green background in perle thread. Instructions for making the pinwheel shown are included.
The purple beaded pansy is worked in deep purples, silvery greys and white Mill Hill seed beads with a soft green background in perle thread. Instructions for making the box shown are not included as these will differ depending on the box used. Suitable for making into the pinwheel shown above. To include a copy of the instructions with the order, please request in 'Special Instructions' at the checkout or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Red pansy kit: £24.99
Red pansy pdf: £6.99
Purple pansy kit: £24.99
Purple pansy pdf: £6.99