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BEAD PACK ONLY with Beads & fabric.

Antique Scrolls: Couture Hand Bead Embroidery





Colour: Antique gold fabric with pink, purple and antique gold materials

Size: 19cm X 12cm (7.5” x 4 & 3/4”)

Skill Level: Beginners & Enthusiasts.

This is a hand bead embroidery project. (Using a needle)


Couture art embroidery is the creation with mixed media materials & embroidery. Create sumptuous scrolls made in Chenille, a soft, feathery yarn first developed in 18th-century France. In this project you will learn how to handle this velvety sumptuous fibre and combine it with other materials such as Silk floss embroidery, metal plate laid work, create organza fluted flower shapes, ribbon roses, sequin flowers to give a rich and opulent result

A vintage looking piece of Art embroidery, perfect to use as a home interior accessory.

Hand Bead embroidery techniques with a needle are used to stitch beads to plain fabric in a design.

Hand Bead embroidery techniques with a needle are used to stitch beads to plain fabric in a design.



  • Materials: all chenille, silk ribbon, organza, beads & sequins needed to complete this kit
  • Needles: Beading Needles size 10, crewel needle size 9, chenille needle size 18
  • Fabric: 1 piece of calico fabric, 1 piece of silk dupion fabric.
  • Dress makers carbon: for pattern transfer onto fabric


You will need to supply:

  • 1 x 18” x 16” min roller bar / slate frame
  • 2 x meters x 3cm cotton webbing for side lacings
  • 2 x quick grip clamp 15” Irwin brand



  •  How to put fabric on a roller bar or slate frame for embroidery,
  • Transferring pattern to fabric.
  • Bead embroidery on flat fabric (like working on a partially finished dress).
  • Starting and finishing techniques
  • Using a needle, you will create scrolls, shaped and flowers in the following techniques: satin stitch, couching, single seed bead anchor, running stitch, whip stitch sequin rope-work and single bead stitch, ribbon roses, round organza flower making, loop work, flat sequin flowers.
  • Finish and frame as an artwork

Antique Scrolls: BEAD PACK ONLY Pink & Aqua Beads; satin fabr

Color: gold
  • We supply the highest quality of beads and materials in our kits.These Beading Instruction Kits & Bead Packs have been exclusively designed by Karen Torrisi. Designs, photos & instructions are the intellectual property of Karen Torrisi and are not to be reproduced or used as teaching material without prior permission of Karen Torrisi.

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