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36DN3 - Elizabethan accessories

18 Mar 2020: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
19 Mar 2020: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Course Fee: NZD $150 (Registration inclusive)
Kit 1 will have a needle roll, pincushion box, tape measure box and pinwheel: NZD $40 (Pay to tutor)
Kit 2 will be an ornate glove scissor holder.: NZD $40 (Pay to tutor)
Spaces Available: 0

Traditionally Elizabethan workboxes contained many exquisite and interesting needlework

Accessories decorated with little caterpillars, butterflies and floral patterns. While working on and teaching her Elizabethan Casket project Maree has been stitching a range of miniature needlework accessories to add to the box.

This class will take you through some traditional Elizabethan stitches while stitching miniatures for your own sewing box or some treasures to give to friends. This project is stitched in single thread Gum Nut Yarn “stars” silks.

Stitches used are Chain, whipped chain, buttonhole, detached buttonhole, satin, Vandyke, plaited braid & applying kid leather.


Skill Level – intermediate (some experience with detached buttonhole)


There will be two kits available on the day and you can choose to take one or both kits.

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Maree Talbot


About The Tutor

Embroidery and art have always been a large part of Maree’s life.
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