Canvas stitch with shading, this can be made up as a scissor keeper or a brooch. This is an unappreciated technique that is normally associated with one stitch only. You will create this charming piece of embroidery using the hand embroidery technique known as Canvas Work. You will learn how to work Rice Stitch and Mosaic Stitch using a range of shades showing how delicate and effective texture and shade can be when worked together.
These instructions cover how to make a brooch to wear with pride but you can alternatively add some cord to make it in to your very own precious scissor keeper.
Your kit will include the Canvas, threads and needle. Please note that the kit does not contain any threads or material to make it up.
You don’t have to have a hoop but it does help to keep the fabric taut, and you will need a pair of scissors.