Punto Antico & Pulled Thread sampler box

Project Description

What are you most proud of? How you start with a bit of an idea and it just evolves! What advice would you give someone starting this project? Have fun, love what you're stitching and go with the flow!

What you will need

  • Pre loved wooden jewellery box which I painted with metallic paint by Resene and trimmed with Paua shell (Abalone) laminate. Stitched on Belfast 32 count linen using DMC Pearl # 8 & 12 along with variegated pearl
  • Kreinik braid and Mill Hill petite beads

Q&A with Pam NZ

Pieceful1 asked:
PamNZ just beautiful!!!
Pam NZ answered:
OHQLTR asked:
This is so gorgeous! What a priceless heirloom to pass down to family members. You are so talented.
Pam NZ answered:
Thank you, what a lovely thought.
Darns asked:
So fabulous - what a lucky niece!
Pam NZ answered:
Thank you!
patz in suffolk asked:
I love boxes! And this one is absolutely beautiful - such a lot of work in the embroidery, and the box itself is a work of art too! You should be very proud of this and your niece is a lucky lady! Just think - this will be an heirloom to be handed down from generation to generation!
Pam NZ answered:
Thanks, yes I must admit I am very proud of this one... it turned out extra special and was so much fun to stitch and paint!
patz in suffolk asked:
I was so impressed that I've just shown your pictures to my husband, who was absolutely astonished! He thought it was beautiful!
Pam NZ answered:
*blushes* aaaw shucks, nice to hear ;-)