French "Birdcage" Workbox & Accessories in Cross Stitch #2278
- Intermediate I Skill level
This French style "birdcage" workbox has 6 embroidered side panels. It is fully lined with wings between the panels so that the shape can open out for easy access. The needlework accessories to go with the "birdcage" feature birds in various styles of counted work i.e. cross stitch, Sorbello knot, tent stitch and the designs completed with double running and four sided stitch. These include a scissors case, needle case, pincushion, scissors fob, and stiletto case.
Suggested supplies: 19.7" x 27.6" piece of 30 count natural linen (1-3100); DMC floss 814 x 4; DMC #12 pearl cotton 814; 4mm crystals/beads x 5; other finishing materials that are enumerated in the instructions.Christine provides cutting diagrams for all of the pieces you will need to construct this amazing etui-esque box, including tacking instructions, to-scale tracing templates, stitch instructions and diagrams, finishing instructions, and of course charts and patterns. 28 pages.