The First Sip


Ordering Notes:
This website is structured so that you don’t have to order a full kit if you don’t want to. Choose the various components or packs, adding them to the cart one at a time. Scroll down to the product description to see the contents of the packs. If you want a full kit, order all of the packs.

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DMC Special Dentelles #80 no. 794 has been discontinued.
The alternative to DMC Special Dentelles #80 no. 794 is Lizbeth #80 colour number 651.
Hazel has worked with these threads and the quality is good. They are a good substitute.

Using embroidery stitches, loom weaving techniques modified for use in embroidery, needle lace techniques modified for use in embroidery and beads, the original of this design has been mounted as a tea tray. Suitable for intermediate to advanced embroiderers. Contents of the packs are as under:

Print Pack:
The First Sip line drawing screen-printed in light blue ink onto a 45/55 Cotton/Linen Off-White blend. The ink is indelible.

Materials Pack:

Thread Pack:

  • 1 each x DMC 798, 799, 809 and
  • 2 each x B5200, 800 stranded cotton (or their Anchor equivalents);

Special Threads:

  • 5 bobbins x B5200, 3 x 794, 1 x 3753 DMC Perle no. 12;
  • 3 bobbins x DMC 794 Dentelles 80 (or the Lisbeth equivalent if DMC colours are discontinued);
  • 1 each x DMC S799, S800 Satin thread.

Miyuki Bead Pack:

  • 2g x 15⁰524
  • 2g x 15⁰1653
  • 2g x 11⁰19F

Needles Pack :

  • 2 x Size 7 Embroidery Needle
  • 2 x Size 10 Embroidery Needle
  • 1 x Size 26 Tapestry Needle
  • 1 x Size 28 Tapestry Needle
  • 2 x Size 10 Bead Embroidery Needle

Please Note:
These packs do not include instructions, which are to be found in Hazel’s book, Crewel Intentions at on this website.