SONNET – Goldwork kit


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SONNET – Goldwork kit


The embroidery design measures 15cm x 10cm wide (6” x 4”).


** Intermediate ** This project is great if you have a little bit of experience in working with metal threads. The detailed instructions and diagrams will help guide you step by step through the project.


SONNET is embroidered using purls of different sizes and textures, beads and spangles combined with silk threads to create the song bird’s wing and delicate flowers. The tree and body of the bird is embroidered with metal threads, couched in place in different patterns.



* INSTRUCTION BOOKLET with detailed step-by-step instructions, close-up photographs and detailed diagrams

* Aquamarine silk dupion

* Backing fabric & interfacing

* Yellow wool felt & appliqué paper

* 4 needles

* 4 stranded silks

* 6 metallic threads & wires

* Gold spangles & beads

* Pink paillettes & beads



* 30cm (12”) square stretcher frame and thumb tacks,

OR    25cm (10”) good quality embroidery hoop, with both rings bound

* Weight or small clamp – to hold your hoop or frame

* Velvet board

* Good quality beeswax

* Light coloured sewing thread

* Goldwork scissors – don’t ruin your good pair

* Pointed tweezers

* Mellor or dressmaker’s awl

* Fine acid free brown pen (eg SAKURA pigma 0.1) or Red ceramic pencil

* Baking or tracing paper

* Magic tape





Additional information

Weight 0.108 kg
Dimensions 30 × 3 × 23 cm