Please gather the following materials:

*Optional partial kit available through Golden Hinde UK

-Silver passing size number 4 or 5 (10 metres min.)

-Gilt passing size number 4 or 5  (10 metres min.)

-Copper passing size number 4 or 5 (10 metres min.)

-Silver super pearl purl (35 centimetres)

-Gilt super pearl purl (35 centimeters)

-Copper super pearl purl (35 centimetres)

-Size 10 crewel embroidery needles, at least 12 of this size 

-Size 18 chenille needle (one)

-Fine curved beading needle (optional)

-Grey/yellow/brown Gutermann sewing thread to match with the silver and gilt metal thread

-White linen, silk shantung, silk dupioni, or silk taffeta fabric (10 inch x 10 inch)

-Unbleached muslin/calico fabric for backing your embroidery (size depends on how big your stretcher bars/slate frame is)

-Stretcher bars minimum of  10 inch x 10 inch 

-One set of Koma

-One book on colour theory such as one of these three: Colour Confidence in Embroidery by Trish Burr, Colour Studies by Edith Anderson Feisner, or Colour Confident Stitching by Karen Barbe

-Adjustable compass drawing tool

-Tracing paper

-Metallic paper in silver, gold and copper (gift wrap, tinfoil, gold leaf, etc)

-Pencil crayons or watercolours

-Sheet of white card stock

-Craft glue & double sided tape

-Colour printer

-Colour photocopier

-Quick access to the full range of DMC threads, Pipers Silks, or Silks from the Japanese Embroidery Centre. Perhaps have a thread sample card handy

-A colour wheel reference of any sort. The ones from the Colour Wheel Company are very nicely made in my opinion

Note: for the metal threads, you could choose to order just silver or just copper or just gold/gilt if you already know that you have a strong preference for one over the other.

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