Despite the bargain price of our boxes, they all contain quality products which are sold individually on our site. If you want to learn how to do counted cross stitch, this is the box for you! We even supply the accessories to make your embroidery into a key-ring or bag charm!
This box contains:
- a pair of miniature gilded Stork scissors,
- a Sajou album N°911,
- a 10cm wooden embroidery hoop,
- a booklet of six embroidery needles,
- a square of 12 count Sajou Blue embroidery linen ,
- a square of Ma Belle Ville de Paris cotton fabric,
- 20cm of Paris bias binding,
- a carabiner. .
See our video on how to embroider the little Eiffel Tower.
We have chosen the Eiffel Tower which is at the top right of the first page in the Sajou album (25 points high and 13 points wide – embroidered dimensions 4.16 x 2.16cm).
If you prefer, you can stitch one of the three others to the left of this one:
2 – 30 points high x 15 wide – 5 x 2.5cm embroidered
3 – 39 points high x 20 wide – 6.5 x 3.33cm embroidered
4 – 50 points high x 29 wide – 8.33 x 4.83cm embroidered
Making your embroidery into a keyring: :
Once you have finished your Eiffel Tower, cut the linen to make a rectangle measuring 8cm high and 6cm wide. Make sure the Eiffel Tower is well centred.
Cut a rectangle to the same dimensions in the printed fabric, taking care to make the most of the motif (see photo below).
Place the two fabrics right sides together and stitch around the edges at 5mm, leaving an opening in the top, as shown on the diagram below.
Turn inside out and push out the corners with a pencil or knitting needle.
Tightly stuff the little cushion.
Fold the bias binding in half lengthways and stitch at 2mm from the edge.
Cut the bias binding to the desired length (we used 14cm).
Pass through the ring on the carabine, fold in half and slip into the opening of the cushion. Pin to hold in place.
Stitch all along the top at 2mm from the edge, back-stitching at each end to make it more solid.