Les Designs, Full Kits

By: Les Designs  11-11-2011
Keywords: Silk Screen, Textured Threads

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This is what you receive in the full kit:


  • Silk-screened background fabric and muslin (supporting fabric)
  • Embroidery thread (standed cotton) / perlé / metallic thread
  • Trim ( beads, feathers, wire & wadding)
  • Textured threads
  • A comprehensive booklet with text, illustrations and a photograph of the design

Most of these designs for the full kits can be ordered as a silk screen only i.e. the pattern printed on fabric.

These kits are available in themes:

Keywords: Silk Screen, Textured Threads

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