Happy Customers

“Thank you so much for my cushion. Once again, I am thrilled with how you have transformed my tapestry into a lovely cushion. It is perfect!”

LE, Essex

Happy Customers

“I so enjoy doing your tapestries, they are a marvellous excuse to sit down and take a break from a busy life!!”

ER, Oxon.

Home and Heart

£8.75£17.50

Home and Heart has a timeless, folk art feel with houses and hearts against a navy blue background. Home and Heart is a great tapestry for beginners, and is lovely to stitch to celebrate a new home, a wedding…or any occasion at all.

All Jolly Red starter kits have a 3″ border of plain canvas around the printed design, to allow for the designs to be personalised.

Home and Heart has a timeless, folk art feel with houses and hearts against a navy blue background. Home and Heart is a great tapestry for beginners, and is lovely to stitch to celebrate a new home, a wedding...or any occasion at all.

All Jolly Red starter kits have a 3" border of plain canvas around the printed design, to allow for the designs to be personalised.

Home and Heart is suitable for children age 7+, or as a quick project for an older child or adult.

Kit Contents - Complete Kit

  • Red rope-handled bag with colour illustration
  • Colour printed canvas (10hpi)
  • Eight whole skeins¬†of Anchor tapestry wool
  • Reference chart with additional alphabet chart, and stitching instructions geared towards complete beginners
  • John James tapestry needle (size 18)
  • Needle threader
  • Clear instructions for half cross stitch

Kit Contents - Canvas Only

  • Red rope-handled bag with colour illustration
  • Colour printed canvas (10hpi)
  • NO WOOL
  • Reference chart with additional alphabet chart, and stitching instructions geared towards complete beginners
  • John James tapestry needle (size 18)
  • Needle threader
  • Clear instructions for half cross stitch

Design Size

Printed canvas area: 4" x 4" (10cm x 10cm)

Canvas size 10" x 10" (25cm x 25cm)

Choosing a Tapestry Frame

A tapestry frame is not essential but using one will help to prevent work going out of shape as well as making it easy to resume stitching the next day or after a break. Children may find it easier to focus on the tapestry if they aren't also having to physically hold on to the canvas as they stitch.

We stock a good range of British made no-sew tapestry clip frames which are easy to assemble. The canvas is attached by sturdy clips, so the canvas doesn't have to be sewn on to the frame.

Which size of frame is best for a beginner? For Home and Heart starter kit a 12" wide CF129 frame is a good size. If you may want to stitch a larger design in the future, choose one of the wider frames with code ending in '9' and place your canvas in the centre of the frame when you stitch it.

See all our tapestry clip frames in our Frames and Accessories category.

Additional information

Kit Options

Complete Kit, Canvas Only

Suitable frames

A tapestry frame is not essential, but will help to prevent work going out of shape and makes it easy to resume stitching the next day or after a break. Children may find it easier to concentrate if they aren’t also having to physically hold on to their tapestry as they stitch.

We stock a good range of British made no-sew tapestry clip frames which only take a few minutes to assemble. As the canvas is attached by easy clips, the frames allow you to switch between projects if necessary.

For Home and Heart, a CF129 frame is perfect. If you may want to stitch a larger design in the future, choose one of the larger frames ending in ‘9’ and place your canvas in the centre of the frame when you stitch it.

Measurements

Printed design size: 4″ x 4″ (10cm x 10cm)
Actual canvas size: 10″ x 10″ (25cm x 25cm)