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#LR01 -  Linda's Ort Bag
WITH MATCHING SCISSORS FOB

Elegance! What a lovely bag to hold your left over threads or  'Orts'. Softly coloured  overdyed silk creates a field of tulips at the bottom, a band of tiny pink tulips near the middle, and a band of cream satin stitches with Diamond Eyelets.. all create a feeling of exuisite beauty. The matching scissors fob is a work of art all by itself. The tulip motifs  with the same overdyed silks look especially gorgeous! The ladies in Linda's stitching group were used to having a plain glass jar to hold their “orts” or leftover threads, and she thought they should have something prettier. So when she saw this bag's shape she thought it looked like a tulip just beginning to open it’s petals, and since Spring is her favorite season, she designed her Ort Bag in this fresh shape.This is Linda's first design for the Victoria Sampler. The soft green reminds us of the fresh grass, the gold the warming sun, and the tulip motifs of the flowers emerging from the earth. I just know you’ll have fun creating your own tulip-shaped Ort Bag for your next gathering of stitchers or guild retreat..! :) - Thea

Design Areas: CUT FOUR pieces the same for each side of the Ort Bag:
50h x 76w (3.5"h x 5.4"w)  
Model: 28ct Summer Khaki Cashel Linen: (Cut 4 pieces of 7" X 9" for finishing). 

 Accessory Packs:

LR01P Linda's Ort Bag Acc Pack
Gloriana silk #134 - “Summer Smoke”
Kreinik #4 Braid #102 - vatican gold
Kreinik Mori #0434 - green
Needlepoint Inc. #0152 - turquoise Needlepoint Inc. #0877- cream
Needlepoint Inc. #0888 - pink

LR01PC - Perle Cotton Pack
Contains 2 balls of beige and mauve Perle Cotton for you to finish the bag and cording.

Extra Materials Needed:
tapestry needle and pink cotton lining fabric for the inside of the bag. 
                                                     

Stitches used in this Project:    
  • Satin Stitches
  • Smyrna Crosses 
  • Backstitches 
  • Detached Buttonhole
  • Diagonal Cable Stitch  
 
  • Lazy Daisy
  • Beadwork
  • Long Armed Cross Stitch
  • Queen Stitch

 

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