Thursday, 1 March 2012

3-D Dragonfly Stitch Club Saturday 17th March 2012

Just a reminder about our next stitch club - a 3-D Dragonfly in beads, embroidery and organza, which is being run by Jacqui Armitage. The requirements list is below:

2 x 4” Embroidery Hoops

1x6” Embroidery Hoop

Tracing Paper & Dressmakers Carbon

Uncovered Cake/Florist wire

6” square of calico

2 x 4” squares of organza in 2 colours

Kreinik Blending Filament in black or black/gold

*8” square of ‘posh’ material to mount

Crewel, Beading, & Darning needles & sewing kit

Matching or clear Nymo thread

*If you are planning on using silk to mount this embroidery you will also need an additional 8” square of calico to back it with.

Flower Requirements

  • 2 or 3 shades of green embroidery thread
  • 2 or 3 shades of another colour for the flowers
  • 2 or 3 shades of seed beads to match the flowers
Dragonfly Requirements
  • 3 colours of embroidery thread to compliment the colours of your organza – preferably with a sheen
  • Bugle, Seed, Petite and 1 x 4mm bead to compliment your 3 shades of embroidery thread.
  • Kreinik Blending Filament to contrast against your organza.
  • A small amount of Kapok to stuff the thorax.
There will be some materials available, such as calico, organza, blending thread, and some silk, for a small charge.