Betsy is an iconic Liberty of London Print made of up tightly - knitted florals, and was crated for Liberty London Fabrics in 1933. It was designed by the enigmatic DS, whose work makes up many of our favourite Tana patterns. Betsy has been on Classic Tana since 1982.
The colour fabric I use to make my hoops is no longer available for purchase but a more vibrant version is available here www.alicecaroline.com
A vibrant Embroidery hoop will make your work Pop. This Fuchsia Pink is a gorgeous rich pink with a cool purple under tone. These embroidery hoop is a beautiful way to finish your hand embroidery and other textile projects.
DMC Stranded Cotton is made in France and are my favourite Embroidery Threads. They are both strong and have a beautiful sheen. The 6 easily divisible strands allow you to vary the weight of your stitches allowing a great versatility.
The painter in me loves the fact that there are over 500 colours allowing me to paint with threads.
In this inspiration Board I have limited myself to four complimentary colours.
This pallet contains the following colour threads:
And finally this pretty mood board is completed with a complimentary, Kona Solid colour number 143. This colour is called Petal and is a delicate pink with a slight purple undertone.
Kona cotton is a range of cotton made by Robert Koferman. With over 365 glorious colours in the range there is a colour for every occasion ( or mood-board ) Because there are so many colours to choose from they are perfect for embroidering on and quilt making.
I would love to hear what you think.