Kit Contents, Supplies Needed and Alternate Colors

Below you will find what’s included with the Class + Kit option, supplies needed for the class and some notes and recommendations on alternate colors.

Class + Kit option includes:

Cork Linen – Cream 14” x 16”
Alpaca 18
DMC Pearl Cotton #5
Very Velvet
Bella Lusso
Neon Rays
Rainbow Linen
Needles: 22, 20

If you purchased the Class + Kit option you will need to to supply:
Stretcher bars 14” x 16” and tacks; light colored basting thread

If purchasing the Class Only option, the student will need the following materials:

Zweigart Cork Linen – Cream 14” x 16”
Rainbow Gallery Alpaca 18 – AL85
DMC Perle Cotton #5 – 712
ThreadWorx Expressions – 201 Natural
Rainbow Gallery Very Velvet – V204
Burmilana – 3890
Bella Lusso – 201
Rainbow Gallery Flair – F502
Rainbow Gallery Panache – PN39
Rainbow Gallery Splendor – S961
Rainbow Gallery Neon Rays – N03
Rainbow Gallery Wisper – W69
Rainbow Gallery Rainbow Linen – R405
Carol Collection Watercolours – 001, sandstone
Stretcher bars 14” x 16” and tacks
Needles: 22, 20
light colored basting thread

Some notes on alternate colors

The student can make changes. A different color linen can be used with the existing thread colors or both can be changed. The information below provides thread alternates and the stitch used. Past students who chose their colors noted it was important to know the stitch too.

Alpaca 18: alternate threads Santa’s Beard & Suit thread or Faux Fur; stitches used are Straight and French Knot

Perle Cotton #5: alternate threads Finca, DMC or Anchor; stitches used are Straight, French Knot and Florentine

Expressions: alternate threads Spring or Cluny; stitch used is Embroidery

Very Velvet: alternate thread Super Suede; stitch used is Diagonal Weaving

Burmilana: alternate thread Medici; stitch used is Rococo

Bella Lusso: alternate thread Impressions; stitch used is Half Rhodes

Flair: alternate thread Rachel; stitch used is Brick

Panache: alternate threads Marlitt or Patina; stitch used is Reversed Cushion

Splendor: alternate thread Floss; stitch used is Diamond Eyelet

Neon Rays: alternate thread Ribbon Floss; stitch used is Sheaf

Wisper: alternate thread Fuzzy Stuff; stitch used is Satin Stitch

Rainbow Linen: alternate thread Floche; stitches used are Straight and French Knot

Watercolours: alternate threads Overture or an overdyed Perle; stitches used are Herringbone and Back Stitch