Indian Dreams boxtop & sewing accessories

This is the second design in the "Secret Message" series (Dragonfly Jewels being the first) and comprises charts for a boxtop, scissors keep, needlebook and scissors fob.   It is stitched on 32 count natural linen with a gold sparkle, using DMC threads, DMC perle cotton #8, Kreinik #4 braid and Mill Hill beads. Stitch count for the box top is 91 x 91, giving a finished piece of approx 5 5/8" or 14.5cm square.

The design has an Indian theme, featuring palace arches, roses and colourful elephants; it incorporates flaps which, when opened, reveal a secret message.

The 14 page booklet includes detailed finishing instructions, helpful hints, illustrations of special stitches used and colour photos of the finished designs.