Copyright Tricia Wilson Nguyen for Thistle Threads, 2010
Stitched by Kris Andrews
To raise $5000 (to complete budget) for a new
(per blog) .... exhibition being planned/worked on at Winterthur is With Cunning Needle: Four Centuries of Embroidery.
(It will run from September 3, 2011 – January 8, 2012. )
Tricia Wilson Nguyen, Thistle Threads has a Tulip Slip kit for sale. $10.00 of each kit is being donated to Winterthur.
Per blog: The reproduction Needlework Nibble is worked on 34 count linen with Soie d’Alger thread. The stitching kit is $18 with $10 of the kit price being donated to Winterthur in support of the exhibition budget.
What a beautiful design --- for more information
tent stitch: Tulip Slip
and details for kit purchase
Per blog: The Tulip Slip is based off of a real 17th century slip in private collection.