Canvas: 14 count
Stitch recommendation: Tent Stitch (continental stitch)
Yarn: Appleton's 2-ply crewel wool (2 strands per stitch). All our kits feature blended colours, which means that where indicated, you thread the needle with 1 strand of 2 different colours. All this is clearly explained in the instructions.
Difficulty: all abilities
Design Size: 38cm x 29cm (15” x 11 ½”)
Tutorial: (7) How to make a tapestry kit - YouTube
This modern Scottish Thistle tapestry cushion is designed and produced exclusively by The Flanders Tapestry Collection. Together with the Crown, Daffodil and English Rose Tapestry kits it was designed to celebrate the 90th birthday of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.
The easy to follow and detailed instructions make this needlepoint kit accessible and ideal for beginners and experienced needlepoint enthusiasts. If you have any further questions, you can email them to firstname.lastname@example.org and a member of our team will happily help you with your inquiries.
The design is digitally colour printed on a 14 count even-weave canvas for optimum accuracy. Sufficient 2-ply Appleton's crewel wool and needle have been included so you can start stitching as soon as it arrives.
All kits are made in the UK.
You will find that stitching your tapestry kit has a very positive effect on your well-being. You can clear your head of any stressful thoughts and just concentrate on the colours and canvas to create your own little masterpiece. All colours in this tapestry cushion have been carefully selected, and the blending of the different shades create a unique and vibrant effect. Stitching a needlepoint cushion has most certainly one of the most therapeutic and meditative effects.
Stitching a tapestry kit is not an exact science. And that is where the beauty lies. Every needlepoint cushion will be unique to you and depending on how you finish the backing it will blend in perfectly well with your personal interior taste. This tapestry cushion will be in your home for a very long time and can eventually be passed on to younger generations as an heirloom to be enjoyed for many years to come.
Please note that the backing fabric is not included.