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I learned to embroider when I was a kid, when everyone was really into cross stitch (remember the '80s?). Eventually, I migrated to surface embroidery, teaching myself with whatever I could get my hands on...read more

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Speaking of Embroidery Kits…

 

Well, I know we weren’t just speaking of them, but the other day, I rambled a bit about embroidery kits, and here’s another designer whose kits I would add to the list!

Helen Stevens has embroidery kits on Fritillary! Update 2017: Helen Stevens’s website can be found here. She no longer sells kits or goods.

Helen M. Stevens Embroidery Kits available on Fritillary

Check out these kits, featuring the four seasons. I like them! And they’d be a great way to familiarize yourself with Helen’s beautiful techniques.

I like the Autumn and Spring best – I love the birds!

While you’re there, check out the bunnies on the Fritillary homepage. If that were a kit, that’s actually the one I’d go for!

Her greeting cards, by the way, look beautiful, too! They’d be great to have on hand for special birthdays, Mother’s Day, and so forth.

Enjoy browsing Fritillary!

 
 

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  1. A while ago you have already written about Helen Stevens and then I bought there the only embroidery kit I have Champagne Rose to try silk embroidery. I confess that I began but it is not finished yet…I don’t like very much the design but it is very useful to learn something new – I face it as an exercise/ sampler.

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    1. Thanks, Oriole – I’ve just updated that page with a link to Helen Stevens’s website. She no longer sells goods (kits, threads, etc.) but you can browse through the info she has to offer.

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