KIT OF THE MONTH

The special for July 2015 is the Blackwork Peacock kit. The kit is reduced by $8.00 Canadian Dollars. For other blackwork designs please visit the Blackwork page of my website.

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BLACKWORK PEACOCK Kit of the Month

The blackwork peacock is an intermediate blackwork kit.

The Peacock design is worked in blackwork patterns on a counted fabric using black DMC embroidery cotton, black No. 12 Pearl Cotton and Kreinik Metallic #4 Braid.

Working the embroidery: The blackwork embroidery is worked within a tacked outline of the design with a variety of different blackwork stitches.  A dimensional picture is created by changing the thickness of the thread and by reducing the stitches in the pattern. I have introduced Kreinik Metallic threads to highlight the beautiful metallic colours of a peacock. A large chart is included with the instruction booklet as a reference tool but the embroidery is worked in the Tissue Paper Transfer Method. The patterns are stitched from step-by-step individual diagrams and there are detailed instructions on how to work the embroidery.

I am offering free correspondence and free on going critique for this kit, for more details go to - Free on going critique.

There is a choice of fabrics to work the blackwork design:

  • 32 count antique white Monika fabric (50% cotton and 50% Modal). The fabric has even weave threads (all threads are the same thickness) and is soft and smooth to the touch. The patterns come out more even on the even weave fabric compared to the linen fabric.

  • 32 count antique white Belfast 100% Linen fabric with uneven weave threads (different thicknesses) giving a natural look.

  • 28 count antique white Lugana fabric (52% cotton and 48% Rayon). The fabric has even weave threads (all threads are the same thickness). The patterns come out more even on the even weave fabric compared to the linen fabric.

  • 28 count antique white Cashel 100% Linen fabric with uneven weave threads (different thicknesses) giving a natural look.

EMBROIDERY SIZE                                           

32 Count Fabric: Height: 9 1/2 inches (23 3/4 cm)     Width: 6 3/4 inches (16 3/4 cm)

28 Count Fabric: Height: 11 inches (27 1/4 cm)     Width: 7 inches (19 1/4 cm)

KIT CONTENTS

Instruction Booklet  •  Chart  •  Tissue Paper  •  Red Polyester Tacking Thread  •  2 Skeins of Black DMC Embroidery Cotton  •  1 Reel of Black DMC No. 12 Perle Cotton  •  No. 28 Tapestry Needle  •  No. 26 Tapestry Needle  •  No. 24 Tapestry Needle  •  No. 10 Crewel Embroidery Needle  •  A Piece of Fabric 17 inches by 14 inches (42 1/2 cm by 35 cm)  •  4 Shades of Kreinik Metallic #4 Braid  •  Spangle

KIT COST Kit of the Month

Peacock Blackwork Kit: $58.00 Canadian Dollars, Kit of the Month Price: $50.00 Canadian Dollars

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Peacock Blackwork Kit: $63.00 Canadian Dollars, Kit of the Month Price: $55.00 Canadian Dollars

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Blackwork Peacock Instruction Booklet and Chart: $25.00 Canadian Dollars

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I have given you the option below to order a stretcher bar embroidery frame and tacks to work the embroidery in. (Parcel Mail costs apply to stretcher bar frames).

15 inch by 12 Inch Stretcher Bar Frame and Thumb Tacks: $15.00 Canadian Dollars

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Address: 1481 Hunterbrook Road NW, Calgary, Alberta T2K 4V4, Canada Telephone: (403) 274 6293  Email: tanja@berlinembroidery.com