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Goldwork Peacock Feather

Goldwork Peacock Feather

$91.10 USD

The Goldwork Peacock Feather is an intermediate design.

The peacock feather is worked in Or Nue which is the method of couching down a metal thread with coloured threads to create a pattern. Each frond on the feather is couched down with silk or metallic threads to create the iridescent feather.

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.

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The Goldwork Peacock Feather is an intermediate design.

The peacock feather is worked in Or Nue which is the method of couching down a metal thread with coloured threads to create a pattern. Each frond on the feather is couched down with silk or metallic threads to create the iridescent feather.

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.

In the kit I provide a detailed instruction booklet with 19 pages of step-by-step diagrams and instructions on each technique on the goldwork design.


Techniques and Threads Worked on the Peacock Feather Design:

  • Padding: The eye of the feather is padded with felt.
  • Peacock Eye: The fronds on the peacock eye are worked in rows of rococco which are couched down with a red silk thread and a range of metallic threads to create the colours on the eye of the peacock feather.
  • Feather Barbs: The feather barbs are worked in lines of coloured passing thread and rococco couched down with a metallic cord.

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:

  • 3 3/4 inches (9 1/4 cm) high by 4 1/2 inches (11 1/4 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
  • Five Different Types of Metal Threads
  • Four Spools of Kreinik #4 Metallic Threads
  • One Spool of Kreinik Metallic Cord
  • Red and Blue Silk Thread
  • One Spool of Polyester Sewing Thread
  • One Packet of Size 8 Crewel Embroidery Needles
  • One Size 10 Crewel Embroidery Needles
  • One Size 18 Chenille Needle
  • One Curved Needle

Recommended Supplies:

  • 9 inch Stretcher Bar Frame and Thumb Tacks
  • 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
Weight .24 kg
Dimensions 37 x 27 x 3 cm
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