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The finished needlepoint coasters are backed with cork - by gluing the needlepoint - and then sprayed with a liquid repellent to water-proof them.
You can use an old CD as a coaster - a practical solution - but one - which will never compare with the luxury of a hand-stitched needlepoint coaster.
A 4000 year-old historical design within a needlepoint detail reminds us of where we come from - - and where we are going. Not a bad conversation with your night cap !!
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Memling Needlepoint Motif should make that Cognac Night Cap a tad more enjoyable.
The colors blend well - and an evening of fine dining flows - with an intriguing conversation while not ignoring the Memling Motif Coasters - as one warms their glass and contents to body temperature.
We chose - to photograph the coaster - resting under a signed Baccarat Glass filled to that tipped edge - with a reserve of an outstanding non-certified single vintage 1er Cru Grande Champagne - dating to 1906
This sublime cognac has a deep bronze color - perfect clarity and a fantastic - intensely concentrated aroma - which lingers for hours. Together with a Memling Motif Needlepoint Coaster - we have the perfect setting to complete a fine moment.
Memling Motif - may be finished into cushion inserts - coasters - framed - a pincushion - purse or cell phone - external hard drive covers.
This small design is available in the three color combinations - Green - Blue and these Original Colors from the actual painting by Hans Memling. Select - Memling - to view the entire collection.
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Shown above is the front of the packaged kit - small needlepoint kits are a perfect travel companion - easy to work en route to any destination. This makes commuting a very enjoyable time ( but not if you are driving !! ). Great projects to carry in a pocket and stitch while waiting for whatever you are destined to wait for.
Creating a set of four to eight needlepoint coasters should not be boring. The portability of these small needlepoint kits is one of its greatest charms. Slip one into a side pocket and - any wait - - becomes an opportunity to stitch the Memling Needlepoint Coaster Kits.
Vase of Flowers by Hans Memling c. 1485
Select the image above to view a reproduction of the Original painting by Hans Memling.
We took the Original Tapestry - out of this Hans Memling Painting c. 1485 and carefully prepared it for needlepoint.
This was a very long and often frustrating process - yet after five years - the Complete Collection has proven to be very well accepted by all.
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The Needlepoint pillows and cushion inserts are a lovely addition to any decoration and fun to combine - in different backing colors. A white raw silk back ground would be a striking solution framing the Needlepoint Designs.
The gift packaged needlepoint kits and canvases contain only the finest quality materials. The kits include:
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