O for Owls is a lovely mini ‘O’ birth sampler tapestry to stitch for a new baby or a young child, perhaps an Oliver, Olivia or Oscar. The design shows a cosy scene of three owls against a starry night sky, with odd numbers, oak leaves and oval shapes in the borders and corners. O for Owls will add a warm, timeless touch to any nursery.
O for Owls has space to either stitch a large single name using the large lettering provided, or to add more details, eg date of birth and/or birth weight using the smaller alphabet. Frame your finished tapestry as a picture or make into the centre of a larger cushion, or make it into a book bag for a favourite bedtime book.
Each O for Owls tapestry kit comes in a red rope-handled bag with colour illustration and includes:
- Colour printed canvas (12hpi)
- Reference chart
- Additional alphabet and numbers chart, with instructions for planning the name panel
- Generous supply of Anchor tapestry wool
- John James tapestry needle
- Stitch instructions for half cross and tent stitch
Choosing a Tapestry Frame
A tapestry frame is not essential but will help to prevent your canvas from going out of shape. A tapestry frame also makes it easy to resume stitching the next day or after a break. We stock a tried and tested range of British made no-sew tapestry clip frames which are quick to assemble. As the canvas is attached by easy clips, you can easily switch projects if necessary. If going on holiday, just take off the sidebars and roll up your canvas – hey presto, ready to travel.
For the A-Z Animals tapestry kits, we recommend a CF189 tapestry frame, as a smaller CF129 will be a bit of a squeeze. Choose a larger frame with code ending in ‘9’ if you are likely to stitch cushion sized designs in the future.
Printed canvas area: 7.5″ x 7.5″ (19cm x 19cm)