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Portuguese whitework tin kit

Designed by Yvette Stanton

Portuguese whitework is from the town of Guimarães in Portugal. Traditionally this embroidery was worked on white linen fabric with white cotton thread.

This kit contains all you need to make one embroidered tin top, including the tin. The tins measure approximately 7.2cm diameter by 5cm high (with embroidered top).

The kit features detailed step-by-step instructions, with accompanying diagrams. They are written specifically for beginners to the technique. Some counted embroidery experience is recommended.

In this range, we also have a Mountmellick embroidery tin kit, Hardanger embroidery tin kit, smøyg (Norwegian pattern darning) tin kit, and a Sardinian knotted embroidery tin kit. Collect the set!

Kit details

Beginner level.

Worked on 38 count linen, with pearl cotton.

Kit includes:

  • detailed step-by-step instructions
  • 38 count linen
  • pearl cotton thread
  • tin with adhesive on lid
  • tapestry needle, straw needle, embroidery needle
  • wadding
  • cardboard mounting circle
  • batik print fabric binding and lining - assorted designs/colours, not necessarily the one shown
  • machine sewing thread
 Portuguese whitework tin kit
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