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Marie Antoinette & Mme Elisabeth Tapestry Cross Stitch Cushion Kit

$140.00

This cushion was inspired by the fabric in the Versailles Palace. The sumptuous drapes in the Queen’s Bedchamber are known as “summer furniture”, as they were installed from spring to autumn. 
Known as “gros de Tours”, a heavy taffeta decorated with a cloud of flowers, ribbons and peacock feathers, also known as “The Queen’s Brocade”. The original fabric was woven in Lyon by Desfarges Brothers. It was dispersed after the Revolution and was re-woven in the 20th Century by Maison Lamy & Gautier, again in Lyon.

 

This kit has everything you need to make this incredible cushion except the stuffing.  

Size of motif: 348 stitches wide by 259 stitches high. 
When embroidered on 12 count (per cm) linen, the finished project measures 58 x 44.2cm. 
Size of finished cushion: 58 x 44.2cm. 
This kit contains:

  • full-color pattern chart printed on two 60 x 28cm sheets of paper ;
  • 12 count brown embroidery linen 70 x 50cm;
  • 100% cotton fabric 70 x 55cm for the back;
  • 17 cards of Retors du Nord embroidery floss n°s 2004 x 3, 2567 x 22469 x 2, 2227 x 2, 2028 x 2, 2876, 2615, 2023, 2033, 2042, 2570
  • A Sajou “Créé par moi” label (Made by me).

It's presented in a large gorgeous square Sajou box. 

This cushion is a part of a series of three : the Queen's Bedchamber in Versailles Palace, Marie-Antoinette and Mme Élisabeth Tapestry and the Queen's Bedchamber in Petit Trianon.

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This cushion was inspired by the fabric in the Versailles Palace. The sumptuous drapes in the Queen’s Bedchamber are known as “summer furniture”, as they were installed from spring to autumn. 
Known as “gros de Tours”, a heavy taffeta decorated with a cloud of flowers, ribbons and peacock feathers, also known as “The Queen’s Brocade”. The original fabric was woven in Lyon by Desfarges Brothers. It was dispersed after the Revolution and was re-woven in the 20th Century by Maison Lamy & Gautier, again in Lyon.

 

This kit has everything you need to make this incredible cushion except the stuffing.  

Size of motif: 348 stitches wide by 259 stitches high. 
When embroidered on 12 count (per cm) linen, the finished project measures 58 x 44.2cm. 
Size of finished cushion: 58 x 44.2cm. 
This kit contains:

  • full-color pattern chart printed on two 60 x 28cm sheets of paper ;
  • 12 count brown embroidery linen 70 x 50cm;
  • 100% cotton fabric 70 x 55cm for the back;
  • 17 cards of Retors du Nord embroidery floss n°s 2004 x 3, 2567 x 22469 x 2, 2227 x 2, 2028 x 2, 2876, 2615, 2023, 2033, 2042, 2570
  • A Sajou “Créé par moi” label (Made by me).

It's presented in a large gorgeous square Sajou box. 

This cushion is a part of a series of three : the Queen's Bedchamber in Versailles Palace, Marie-Antoinette and Mme Élisabeth Tapestry and the Queen's Bedchamber in Petit Trianon.

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The Marie Antoinette and Madame Elisabeth cushion kit is gorgeous! I can't wait to get started. It comes in a beautiful gift box with everything needed to complete the cushion - beautiful linen fabric, cards of embroidery thread in all of the colors needed, embroidery chart, backing fabric and a Cree a moi label. It was also extra special that I received a little card of embroidery needles as a gift! Customer service was excellent with fast shipping. Thank you Tres Chic stitchery!
Posted by Helen on Aug 25th 2020

Additional info

SKU: SAJ5120
Width: 12.00
Height: 12.00
Depth: 10.00
Gift wrapping: Options available