BEAD PACK with Beads & fabric.

Art Deco Pocket: Tambour Beading

NO INSTRUCTIONS OR DESIGN INCLUDED. Purchase digital instruction kit separately.

Colour: Light pink, silk white, Silver & AB

Size: 11cm x 11cm (4 1/2” x 4 1/2”)

Skill Level: Beginners & Enthusiasts. This is a tambour bead embroidery project.

You must already know how to tambour chain stitch to attempt this project.


You have learnt how to tambour bead the chain stitch. Where to go from here? Practice, practice and more practice.

This is the perfect project kit to help you increase your dexterity and speed with the tambour chain stitch.

Tambour Bead embroidery chain stitch technique is used to stitch metallic thread as decorative stitching & attach beads to plain fabric in a design.


At a glance:

Fabric preparation for beading: Putting fabric onto a frame. Transferring pattern to fabric.

Tambour Bead Embroidery: Pattern, colour key, bead list, order of embroidery to guide you through making this project.



You begin with how to put fabric onto a frame, then how to transfer the design to fabric.

Next using the chain stitch create outlines and decorative stitching as a background to the piece.

Continue with the chain stitch attaching Bugle beads, seed beads & gradated glass pearls.

Finally stitch convert your finished bead embroidered piece into a pocket that you can stitch to any garment or make a needle case accessory.



  • Materials: all beads needed to complete this kit
  • Needles: Beading Needles size 10
  • Fabric: 1 piece of silk organza fabric
  • madeira metallic thread silver


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
  • Polyester thread Col: ivory


How it works:

Purchase this bead pack and instructions only kits separately

Step 1: Purchase, Digital INSTRUCTIONS ONLY beading kit, online: Download the online instruction booklet immediately & print in the comfort of your own home.


Step 2: Purchase this BEAD PACK. 1 x Bead Pack (complete kit of beads, fabric & materials to complete the project) will be mailed to you. Shipping offered world-wide. Beads will arrive in 2-3 weeks postage permitting.

Tambour Beading: BEAD PACK ONLY with Beads & fabric.

Color: pink
  • 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.We supply the highest quality of beads and materials in our kits.