Inspirations: Willing Hands Book
The Counted Thread Embroidery of Betsy Morgan
Worked in counted thread techniques using hand-dyed silk threads, each etui is adorned with exquisite motifs based on themes including antique toys, Elizabethan caskets, pioneer samplers and beloved fruits and flowers. Betsy has designed a charming selection of small projects to match each etui including scissor sheaths and fobs, thread winders, needlebooks, pincushions and thimble cases.
Eight captivating etuis with coordinating accessories are included, along with colour charts to guide every stitch. Detailed instructions are provided for every step from stitching to construction.
Toy Chest Etui
Charming box etui shaped like a toy chest with antique toy-inspired accessories including a doll scissor sheath, Jacob’s ladder needlebook, primer pincushion, block button box, cup-and-ball thimble holder, drum waxer box and pencil basket scissor fob.
Etui pouch with unique spiral construction and matching accessories including a scissor sheath, pincushion, tool pouch and scissor fob, all stitched with vibrant colours.
This One’s for Betty Etui
Biscornu-shaped etui adorned with beautiful floral, fruit and geometric designs. Accessories include a needlebook, waxer box, pincushion, thimble bag, button pocket and scissor fob.
Elizabethan Casket Etui
Superb box etui inspired by a 17th century embroidered casket and a range of sampler styles. Accessories include a thimble bag, needlebook, pin cube and scissor fob.
Virgin Queen’s Stitching Wallet
Folding wallet etui decorated with abundant floral and fruit designs using a pretty colour palette. Accessories include two thread winders, a needlebook and scissor fob.
Pioneer Girl’s Book Etui
Nostalgic sampler etui that opens like a book revealing a pin roll and two boxes to hold stitching accessories including a scissor pocket, two thread winders and a scissor fob.
The Swan’s Bower Etui
Elegant, folding etui accessorised with a needle holder and pockets to contain a scissor sheath, scissor fob and thread minder.
Folding wallet etui with bands of flowers, pomegranates, acorns and geometric designs in stunning colours. Pockets hold a large needlebook, thread winder and scissor fob. A thimble bag is attached to the closure loop.
Number of pages:168