Meredith Gladstone incorporates traditional crewel stitches combined with sequins, beads and metallic threads and lace embellishments on a quilt look pattern in this vintage circa 1978 crewel embroidery stocking kit design for Columbia Minerva. Featuring a Blonde angel with lacey gold wings and halo, surrounded by a sampler of Christmas trees, hearts, and wreaths~ you'll work a variety of stitches right from the tip of the ribbon look toes to the very top borders. Bright cheery reds from coral to a very deep cherry, and greens ranging from kelly to dark forest green all blend together well, helping this fabulous and long out of production piece to be a showstopper in your holiday stitchery stocking collection.
Stitchery artists in the know are aware that crewel embroidery stocking kits are no longer in production and are very collectible, and quite rare on today's market. We specialize in vintage rare needlework kits & contemporary stitchery crafts, and are pleased to offer a wonderful variety of crewel stocking kits for your collections. If you don't see the kit that you need, please email us, and we'll be glad to attempt to procure it for you~ make sure to contact us early~ they're hard to find and harder to keep in stock!
Size 9.5" x 18"
Kit contains: stamped design on 100% cotton fabric for front and back; 100% wool and 100% Dacron polyster Persian-type yarn; 100% cotton embroidery threads; 75% metallic, 25% rayon yarn; sequins; 100% cotton lace, needle; easy-to-follow instructions. Batting and quilting fabric not included. Proudly made in the USA