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|Alison Cole - Goldwork Waratah|
"This waratah is worked in dimensional goldwork embroidery on a background of Colourstreams hand-dyed silk velvet - simply yummy! This one is only small - approximately 10cm x 15cm and is padded with soft cotton and felt and embroidered in English purls and Japanese couching threads along with kid leather."
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Featuring only techniques used in traditional Stumpwork from the 17th Century, this piece is a delicious challenge for the experienced Embroiderer.
Worked in a variety of silks and English metal threads on a silk satin background, it features petit point slips, silk wrapped vellum and five variations of needle-lace among its many techniques."