The Stitchery – Beautiful Solitude

Exquisite, delicate embroidery kits designed by Nicki Franklin for The Stitchery…

A project from Nicki’s Embroidery Journal  2020 – Haven .. a reflection of home

The potting shed was the project for April 2020,  Using soft subtle colours and vintage linen, stitch the garden just bursting into the bloom and the perfect place to sit and stitch…

Suitable for both beginners and advanced stitchers alike, you will need some basic embroidery supplies, needles, small sharp scissors and a hoop to complete this project.

The Stitchery – Perfect Posy

Exquisite, delicate embroidery kits designed by Nicki Franklin for The Stitchery…

Stitched for World Embroidery day 2020, this small and delicate design is perfect  for both beginners and advanced stitchers alike, you will need some basic embroidery supplies, needles, small sharp scissors and a hoop to complete this project.

Nicki has two videos to accompany this project on her YouTube channel should you wish to see how the project came together, and pick up tips and tricks from the expert …

The Stitchery – Christmas Mini Kit… Festive Posy

Exquisite, delicate embroidery kits designed by Nicki Franklin for The Stitchery..

Antique linen printed with a sweet little festive posy to stitch for Christmas. A nice small and simple design (approx 2”), the kit includes 8” square printed linen front with plain 8” square backing linen (also antique French linen) with full instructions and all threads required to complete the kit. There is no heart template if you wish to make into a heart but instructions will be made available on the website should you wish to use the same template as me. I have included a length of fine antique twine for a hanging loop.

Suitable for both beginners and advanced stitchers alike, you will need some basic embroidery supplies, needles, small sharp scissors and a hoop to complete this project.

The Stitchery – Christmas Mini Kit… Wreath

Exquisite, delicate embroidery kits designed by Nicki Franklin for The Stitchery..

Antique linen printed with an elegant white Hydrangea wreath to stitch for Christmas. A nice small and simple design (approx 2”), the kit includes 8” square printed linen front with plain 8” square backing linen (also antique French linen) with full instructions and all threads required to complete the kit. There is no heart template if you wish to make into a heart but instructions will be made available on the website should you wish to use the same templates as Nicki.  The kit does not include a decorative bow but a scrap of white linen is provided so that you can make your own. (Floral and striped fabric also looks pretty

Suitable for both beginners and advanced stitchers alike, you will need some basic embroidery supplies, needles, small sharp scissors and a hoop to complete this project.

The Stitchery – Lighthouse

Exquisite, delicate embroidery kits designed by Nicki Franklin for The Stitchery…

Using soft subtle colours and vintage linen, capture the essence of summer with a lighthouse and boats bobbing on the sea

Nicki Says “The kit includes antique hand-printed linen, instructions and all threads required to complete the project. If you are a visual learner you will also find supporting tutorials on my youtube channel.

Suitable for both beginners and advanced stitchers alike, you will need some basic embroidery supplies, needles, small sharp scissors and a hoop to complete this project.

The Stitchery – Potting shed

Exquisite, delicate embroidery kits designed by Nicki Franklin for The Stitchery…

A project from Nicki’s Embroidery Journal  2020 – Haven .. a reflection of home

The potting shed was the project for March 2020,  Using soft subtle colours and vintage linen, Nicki wanted to evoke the feeling of the garden ramping up for spring.

Suitable for both beginners and advanced stitchers alike, you will need some basic embroidery supplies, needles, small sharp scissors and a hoop to complete this project.

The Stitchery – Anniversary Stitch Sampler

Exquisite, delicate embroidery kits designed by Nicki Franklin for The Stitchery…

Using soft subtle colours and vintage linen, start learning to embroider or hone your skills with this gorgeous kit

Nicki Says “The kit contains an A4-sized stitch sampler that I use for my Stitchery Masterclasses. Displayed in a grid format, with each box separated by running stitch, the sampler includes all of the stitches we have used at The Stitchery this year: French knots, bullion knots, seed stitch, buttonhole stitch and split stitch to name just a few. There is space at the bottom of the grid for the stitcher to put their initials and date if they wish, just like the old alphabet samplers I find so inspiring.

The sampler is self-explanatory as to which stitches go where but the kit includes 5 full skeins of DMC embroidery thread and an A6 booklet with detailed instructions on how to complete each stitch together with a few of my favourite embroidery tips.

Colour Palette

  • Whites: a selection of five white, ivory, ecru and light beige toning threads for a neutral, white on white sampler.

Suitable for both beginners and advanced stitchers alike, you will need some basic embroidery supplies, needles, small sharp scissors and a hoop to complete this project.

The Stitchery – Mini Kit… Floral Watering Can

Exquisite, delicate embroidery kits designed by Nicki Franklin for The Stitchery…

Nicki Says “In this kit you will find a 10” square piece of linen printed centrally with a little watering can. You will also be given the threads and instructions on how to complete the flowers.

Suitable for both beginners and advanced stitchers alike, you will need some basic embroidery supplies, needles, small sharp scissors and a hoop to complete this project.