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A beautiful study of the fruit and flowers that grow in the allotment behind Nicola’s home, and the moths that can be seen in her garden on a summer evening.  This masterclass in metal thread work and embellished surface embroidery, features Split Stitch, Stem Stitch, Back Stitch, Satin Stitch and variations, Long and Short Shading, Burden Stitch, Whipped Back Stitch, Chipping, Or Nue Couching, French Knot and Bead Work

Allotment Basket

  • 65cm x 55cm Panama cotton with printed animal/foliage motif (h: 35cm x w: 25cm)

    65cm x 90cm medium weight calico

    Embroidery and Sharp needles

    Appletons crewel wool

    Fine d’Aubusson wool

    DMC stranded cotton and Etoile metallic cotton

    DMC Perle metallic

    DMC Perle cotton

    Au Ver A Soie Un Fil metallic filament and braid

    Au Ver A Soie Soie d’Alger stranded silk

    Au Ver A Soie Soie Ovale

    Au Ver A Soie Chenille

    Madeira metallic 

    YLI quilting thread

    Gutermann polyester sewing thread

    Benton and Johnson metal thread and spangles

    Kreinik braid

    Golden Hinde colour purl

    Jenny Adin-Christie fine chenille

    Miyuki seed bead

    Chinese crystal


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