Menu

Cart

Goldwork Harebell Kit

Goldwork Harebell Kit

$47.50 USD

The Goldwork Harebell is a beginners design.

The harebell can be worked in gold, silver or copper and stitched on a cotton velveteen fabric. Areas of the design are padded with felt and the metal embroidery threads sewn over top.

The fabric comes with the design hand painted on so you do not have to worry about transferring the design yourself and all the threads in the kit are clearly labelled.

View Kit Details

Metal Thread Type *

Fabric Colour *

Compare

Share:

The Goldwork Harebell is a beginners design.

The harebell can be worked in gold, silver or copper and stitched on a cotton velveteen fabric. Areas of the design are padded with felt and the metal embroidery threads sewn over top.

The fabric comes with the design hand painted on so you do not have to worry about transferring the design yourself and all the threads in the kit are clearly labelled.

I provide a detailed instruction booklet in the kit with lots of step-by-step diagrams and instructions on each technique on the goldwork design.


Techniques and Threads Worked on the Harebell Design:

  • Padding: Areas of the design are padded with felt.
  • Stems,Tendrils and Flowers: The stems and tendrils are worked by couching down Japan thread. The petals of the left and right flowers are worked in Japan thread in the technique of Or Nue in which the Japan threads are couched down with coloured thread. The Japan thread is synthetic so will not tarnish. The petals are outlined in a hand made cord.
  • Top Flower: The petals of the top flower are worked in rows of twist.
  • Top of the Buds: The heads of the buds are worked in satin stitch.
  • Flower and Bud Leaves: The small leaves on the flowers and buds are worked in bright check purl and outlined in pearl purl.

Each of my goldwork designs have different metal thread techniques so doing one design doesn’t necessarily prepare you for another design. Each design is unique making for a new stitching experience each time.

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.

Gold 2% WM means that there is 2% gold in the plating on white metal (silver plated copper). The gilt threads have 1/2% of gold in the plating. Both types of thread tarnish as the metals are copper based and oxidize over time when exposed to light and the elements. Display the embroidery in a dark location with no direct natural or artificial light to slow down the rate of tarnishing.

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


Embroidery Size:

  • 4 inches (10 cm) high by 3 3/4 inches (9 1/2 cm) wide

Kit Contents:

  • Instruction Booklet
  • A Piece of Cotton Velveteen Fabric 11 inches by 11 inches (27 1/2 cm by 27 1/2 cm) With the Design Hand Painted on
  • A Piece of Cotton Muslin Fabric to Back the Velveteen Fabric
  • Felt With the Design Drawn on
  • Four Different Types of Metal Threads
  • Two Skeins of DMC Embroidery Cotton
  • One Spool of Polyester Sewing Thread
  • Two Size 10 Crewel Embroidery Needles
  • One Size 12 Short Beading Needle
  • One Size 18 Chenille Needle

Recommended Supplies:

Weight.18 kg
Dimensions37 × 27 × 3 cm
icon

Other Things You Might Like

Crewel – The New

<a href="https://berlinembroidery.com/product-category/hand-embroidery-supplies/books/" rel="tag">Books</a>, <a href="https://berlinembroidery.com/product-category/hand-embroidery-supplies/crewel-supplies/" rel="tag">Crewel Supplies</a>, <a href="https://berlinembroidery.com/product-category/hand-embroidery-supplies/surface-embroidery/" rel="tag">Surface Embroidery</a>
$16.34 USD

The New Crewel book is a really fun book on crewel embroidery. This book is great for all levels of stitches to make some fun small embroideries, great as small pictures and cushions for around the house and are quick and easy to stitch. I can provide linen twill fabric to work the crewel work designs on.

Book Goldwork – Goldwork Embroidery

<a href="https://berlinembroidery.com/product-category/hand-embroidery-supplies/books/" rel="tag">Books</a>, <a href="https://berlinembroidery.com/product-category/hand-embroidery-supplies/goldwork-supplies/goldwork-books/" rel="tag">Goldwork Books</a>, <a href="https://berlinembroidery.com/product-category/hand-embroidery-supplies/surface-embroidery/" rel="tag">Surface Embroidery</a>
$24.53 USD

This Goldwork Embroidery book has a section on the history of goldwork with colour photos. Descriptions of different types of metal threads and photos on how they are sewn down and 15 original goldwork projects. This is a good reference and project book.
I carry the metal threads required to work the projects in the book.

Pendant Swirl – Metal Thread Pendant Kit

<a href="https://berlinembroidery.com/product-category/hand-embroidery-kits/beginners-kits-hand-embroidery-kits/" rel="tag">Beginners Kits</a>, <a href="https://berlinembroidery.com/product-category/hand-embroidery-kits/further-education/" rel="tag">Further Education</a>, <a href="https://berlinembroidery.com/product-category/hand-embroidery-kits/goldwork-kits/" rel="tag">Goldwork Kits</a>, <a href="https://berlinembroidery.com/product-category/hand-embroidery-kits/jewelry-kits/" rel="tag">Jewelry Kits</a>
$36.85 USD

The Metal Thread Pendant Swirl design is a Level 1: Beginners of my Further Education kits. You can select one of the set colours for the pendant or choose your own colours.

The kit comes with a 10 page instruction booklet with step-by-step diagrams and instructions as well as a FREE PDF file with over 60 colour work-in-progress pictures of the entire stitching process on the pendant. See the photo gallery pictures for some examples of sections of the PDF file.

The pendant takes 6 to 10 hours to make.

Please email me if you would like to order supplies to make more than one pendant or brooch.

View Kit Details To select Colours

I offer the pendant kit at a lower cost for groups.

Needle Painting – Long and Short

<a href="https://berlinembroidery.com/product-category/hand-embroidery-supplies/books/" rel="tag">Books</a>, <a href="https://berlinembroidery.com/product-category/hand-embroidery-supplies/needle-painting-supplies/" rel="tag">Needle Painting Supplies</a>, <a href="https://berlinembroidery.com/product-category/hand-embroidery-supplies/surface-embroidery/" rel="tag">Surface Embroidery</a>
$21.25 USD

The Long and Short Stitch Embroidery book has a nice collection of flowers to embroider in the needle painting technique. The book does not have diagrams on how to stitch each petal and leaf of the flowers like you will get when you purchase one of my needle painting kits but it is a good book if you have worked a few of my designs and are now familiar with the technique and would like some more flower designs to stitch.

Brooch – Spiral Flower Brooch Kit

<a href="https://berlinembroidery.com/product-category/hand-embroidery-kits/beginners-kits-hand-embroidery-kits/" rel="tag">Beginners Kits</a>, <a href="https://berlinembroidery.com/product-category/hand-embroidery-kits/further-education/" rel="tag">Further Education</a>, <a href="https://berlinembroidery.com/product-category/hand-embroidery-kits/goldwork-kits/" rel="tag">Goldwork Kits</a>, <a href="https://berlinembroidery.com/product-category/hand-embroidery-kits/jewelry-kits/" rel="tag">Jewelry Kits</a>
$45.04 USD

The Spiral Flower Brooch is a Level 1: Beginners of my Further Education kits.

The kit comes with an instruction booklet and with a PDF file with colour work-in-progress pictures of the entire stitching process on the brooch.

The brooch is a multi purpose piece of Jewelry as when it is not being worn it can be displayed in a 4 inch picture frame as a piece of art.

View Kit Details