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Linladan - Bird 6412 - Swedish Embroidery Kit 109


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Bird 6412 kit includes:
1960's Nordiska print on contemporary linen, measuring approx 38 x 38cm, 1 skein of curated linen threads.

Two printed cards are included,  one card with a photograph of the original artwork, an English translation of stitches used, and a brief history of its origins, the second describes the 24 common stitches used by Nordiska in their kits.

The card enclosed shows the drawing made prior to production and does not include instructions to make something from the finished work,  we invite you to improvise with thread colours and stitches.

Bird 6412 by Unknown designer for Nordiska 1960's

This design is from Nordiska, a Swedish embroidery company founded in 1879.
Nordiska flourished for almost a century then left behind with it's complete archive in an old linen factory store room.
Near two thousand hand drawn patterns from 1960 - 1969 were recently discovered and documented.