Code GB-EB007
Code GB-EB007
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  • Description

    Learn how to work traditional shisha stitches and make beautiful buttons at the same time

    Shisha embroidery (“abhla bharat” or mirrorwork) originated in India in the 17th century as a way to decorate garments to mimic the gems and other expensive materials used by the rich. This kit shows you different ways to attach the mirrors to create different effects. Printed fabric, thread, mirrors and a little frame to act as a traditional slate frame are all included in this kit.

    Kit includes:

    • Printed fabric with 6 button designs 
    • 8 plastic mirrors 
    • mini slate frame 
    • 6 button moulds 
    • thread 
    • thread holder 
    • felt 
    • needle 
    • brooch pins 
    • stitch sheet guide 
    • full instructions

    The video below shows how to use the included mini slate frame: