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Hand Smocked and Beaded Silk Sampler Post Card, Vanilla on Green, S6

Hand Smocked and Beaded Silk Sampler Post Card, Vanilla on Green, S6

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Bringing the heritage craft of English hand smocking to contemporary usage.

This item will be posted to you by Rosalind Atkins - Smocking and Dorset Buttons within 3 days of receiving payment.

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United Kingdom £0.00
United States £4.20

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This unique post card is a little sampler of traditional stitching worked in a free style format.

The backing of green silk is decorated with a pleated strip of vanilla coloured silk that has been hand smocked in a matching thread and then applied to the backing together with extra machine stitching and toning beads.

The whole top was then secured to a calico 'post card' backing.

The card measures the standard 6" x 4" and can be posted either in an envelope or as it stands. It is possible to write on the calico with a Biro or marker pen and stick a stamp on for postage. I can guarantee that the postman will want to hand deliver this! Be assured that the card will pass safely through the Post Office franking machine but of course you may want to keep it all to yourself!

I will wrap the card in tissue to send to you so that you can decide.

Designed by Rosalind Atkins in Dorchester

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