406 - Glass House Fuchsias
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by Merrilyn Heazlewood
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Exotic fuchsias hang in a century-old glass house. These uniquely attractive flowers are created with white and variegated silk ribbon; metal braid adds sparkle to the stamens. Variations of traditional needlepoint stitches in soft tones of grey create the effect of sunshine. Merrilyn’s Bow surrounds Glass House Fuchsias, delicately stitched with silk lame. Students will be required to have one or more flowers completed by the end of day four. Each flower created will have its own personality.


Technique: Silk ribbon on needlepoint

Proficiency: All levels but must be experienced in working a design from a graph.

Kit Cost: $175

Design Area: 10½” x 8”

Pre-work: 8 hours to stitch window outlines

Kit Contents: Detailed instructions, colored graphs, detailed photographs, white 18-count mono-canvas, Cascade House silk lame, #12 Kreinik® braid, variegated DMC® floss and pearl cotton, silk ribbon

Students to bring: #22 tapestry needle, beading needle, #22 chenille needle; scissors, working frame, other stitching supplies 


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