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A Thousand Flowers E-Book


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A Thousand Flowers is a 30-page PDF delivered via download link to your email. It features instructions, stitching & finishing tips, and charts for stitching four tapestry smalls inspired by the mille-fleur backgrounds of medieval tapestries.

The charts in the e-book are offered in three formats - full color blocks with symbols, black and white symbols and colored symbols - so that you can choose and print your preferred chart format.

A full materials list, instructions for set-up and tips for stitching on silk gauze will help you successfully create your own beautiful tapestry smalls.

You will find information and tips on finishing the tapestry smalls into inserts for jewelry bezels (which can be adapted to other finishing ideas as well), and into small ornaments or scissor fobs.

You can find further details about A Thousand Flowers e-book here, in this article on Needle 'n Thread.

PDF Delivery & Download

Shortly after placing your order, you should receive a download link in your email inbox. The download link will come to the email address you used to place your order. Please make certain to enter your email address correctly when placing your order.

If your download email does not arrive, please contact me at mary(at)needlenthread(dot)com and I will take care of you.

Please download the PDF directly to your computer or laptop first, before trying to download on a mobile device. You can then move the PDF to your mobile device by adding it to your device's library and syncing your device. You can load and view the PDF on any device that accommodates PDFs, after you have saved the file to your computer.

For security reasons, the link expires after four attempts to download or three days, whichever comes first.

If you have difficulties with your download, please contact me at mary(at)needlenthread(dot)com and I will give you a hand.

Refund Policy on E-Books

Due to the automatic delivery of download links and the digital nature of e-books, there are no refunds on e-books. Thanks for understanding!