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Brooch – Metal Thread Brooch

Brooch – Metal Thread Brooch

$38.00 CAD

The Metal Thread Brooch is a beginners project.

The embroidery is worked by sewing down strands of pearl purl which is a coiled metal thread, the stitches are hidden in the coils of the thread. In-between the lines of pearl purl are sections of gold soft metal beads.

I have also included a brooch pattern and brooch pin in case you prefer to work a pendant instead of a brooch.

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The Metal Thread Brooch is a beginners project.

The embroidery is worked by sewing down strands of pearl purl which is a coiled metal thread, the stitches are hidden in the coils of the thread. In-between the lines of pearl purl are sections of gold soft metal beads.

The finished brooch can be painted with a clear non-yellowing varnish so it does not tarnish.

I provide a detailed instruction booklet in the kit with step-by-step diagrams and instructions on how to work the brooch. I have also included a brooch pattern and brooch pin in case you prefer to work a pendant instead of a brooch.

I am offering free on-going critique with this kit…..you can email me at any time if you have questions or would like me to critique your embroidery.

Please visit the Metal Thread Information page for FAQS on goldwork/metal threads.


Size:

  • Brooch Height: 1 3/4 inches (4 1/2 cm) high by 1 3/4 inches (4 1/2 cm) wide
  • Pendant Height: 2 inches (5 cm) high by 1 3/4 inches (4 1/2 cm) wide

Kit Contents:

  • Instruction Booklet
  • A Piece of Silk Organza Fabric 9 inches by 9 inches (22 1/2 cm by 22 1/2 cm)
  • Black Felt
  • Vivid Red No. 2 Pearl Purl
  • Opaque Green No. 2 Pearl Purl
  • Super Emerald No. 2 Pearl Purl
  • Dark Blue No. 2 Pearl Purl
  • Gold Bright Check Purl
  • Light Blue Polyester Sewing Thread
  • Spool of Black Polyester Sewing Thread
  • Brooch Pin
  • Pendant Bail
  • Pendant Black Leather Necklace
  • Size 10 Crewel Embroidery Needles
  • Size 12 Short Beading Needle

Recommended Supplies:

  • 8 inch Stretcher Bar Frame and Thumb Tacks or a 5 inch or 6 inch embroidery hoop
  • Packet of Size 10 Crewel Embroidery Needles
  • Goldwork and Beading Pad – To Cut Metal Threads on
  • Tweezers – For Manipulating Metal Threads
  • Goldwork Embroidery Scissors – Sharp Precision Scissors to Cut Metal Threads
  • Mellor – For Pushing Metal Threads in Position
  • Beeswax – For Waxing Sewing Thread
Weight.14 kg
Dimensions37 x 27 x 0.8 cm
Metal Thread Brooch

Kit ($38.00)

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