A limited series of our finest linen threads, both vintage and contemporary, 6 boxes, made especially for Beyond The Festival of Quilts 2020.
In the box you'll find:
3 x vintage linen skeins in deep blue/teals, all 1960's from Nordiska.
6 x contemporary linen skeins, Lyster #1 and #2.
1 x antique bright blue silk skein from Zwicky
1 x Dursteler ecclesiastical silk, 1960's. The shades vary slightly in each box.
1 x antique Gutermann silk spool. Please note the silk shade varies slightly in each box.
1 x spool of weaving linen
1 x Danish flowerthread
Three chenille needles, 20-22-24.
A little Donegal tweed
1 x 1940's quilt block (the print varies, each box is different)
The Nordiska print Whimsical pictured here is a test print and added to the box at half price. It was designed in 1960 by an unknown artist for Nordiska of Gothenburg. We will include two stitch cards with the prints, one card showing the 24 common stitches of 60's linen embroidery, the other card comes with a picture of the original drawing of Whimsical, and a brief history of it's origins.
The sturdy paper box itself is A6 in size.