Mindfulness Flamingo Kit
Mindfulness Flamingo Kit – Explore mindfulness and it’s wonderful de-stressing benefits along with a range of surface embroidery stitches such as Stem stitch, Chain stitch and Whipped wheels with this Flamingo kit. Worked in Appletons wool on a cotton Gaberdine fabric, this is the perfect introduction to embroidery with the additional benefit of practising mindfulness. Knowledge of surface embroidery stitches is not required as the kit includes detailed instructions to take you step by step through each stitch. Also included is information on how to practise mindfulness while working this project.
Mindfulness is quite simply the practise of meditation, by focusing on your breathing and what is going on around you in the present moment.
The idea behind this flamingo embroidery project is to focus the mind on the process of creating and not the end result.
You will learn a range of surface embroidery stitches with this contemporary style embroidery kit. Worked in 2 ply Appletons wool on Cotton Gaberdine. No knowledge of embroidery is required to complete this kit.
A detailed instruction booklet takes you through each stitch. Stitches include, starting and finishing your thread, Open fly stitch, Chain stitch, French Knots, Stem stitch, Whipped Wheels, Split stitch, Satin stitch, Ermine stitch and Detached Chain stitch. There is also additional hints and tips to help you with this technique, a stitch plan and a colour plan diagram. Worked in a palette of bright pink and orange, it all comes in a beautiful presentation box making it the ideal gift for yourself or someone else. In addition, I also offer email support should you need it.
Each kit includes; Detailed instruction booklet, x4 skeins of Appletons wool (1 of each colour), Cotton Gaberdine with the design printed on, x2 No.1 Embroidery needles.
Finished size of the embroidery is 17 x 11.5cm.
You will also need; Embroidery scissors, 8″ ring frame.