Goldwork Red Floral Valentine Heart

One-Day Class - Sunday

Teacher: Michele Roberts

Technique: Goldwork and Beading

Level: Intermediate

Size: 3" x 3" x 1/4"

Cost: $65

Spend a day learning a few of the basic techniques of traditional goldwork with this enchanting floral heart made of real gold bullion, Swarovski crystals, and gold Delica beads. Gold pearl purl and bright check purl are invisibly couched. Beads and crystals interspersed with the gold add variety and richness in the twisted border and flowers. Techniques included are the use of a lining for strength during stitching, backstitching invisible couching, chipping, and mixed-media twisting.

Kit Includes:

  • 20-count Christmas Red Valerie evenweave fabric over red organza

  • Gold Pearl Purl

  • Gold Bright Check Purl

  • Swarovski aurora borealis bicone crystals in 3mm and 4mm sizes

  • 24 Karat Gold Delica beads

  • Basting and couching threads

  • Needle felt with millinery, beading, chenille, tapestry, long darner needles

  • Complete instructions in bound booklet

  • Photograph

  • Bibliography

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