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Beading kit: Pattern & INSTRUCTIONS ONLY Digital file, No beads. Left-Handed

Grey Chenille: Couture Hand Bead Embroidery


Download this online instruction booklet. Ready to use immediately in the comfort of your own home.



Colour: Grey

Size: 18cm X 15cm (7” x 6”)

Skill Level: Beginners & Enthusiasts.

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


Chenille is a soft, feathery yarn beloved by many weavers & embroiderers, and it gets its name from the French word for caterpillar. The first chenille was developed in 18th-century France. “

In this project you will learn how to handle this velvety sumptuous fibre. Using a needle, you will create leaves in this stunning medium. Mixed in with ribbon embroidery flowers, ribbon loop work, beading & embroidery you will create a vintage looking piece perfect to use as a home interior accessory.



  • Booklet: Finished project photo cover page, Design Pattern BW, Color Key
  • Bead & Materials shopping list:  description & quantities needed to complete this kit
  • How to transfer an embroidery design to fabric
  • Starting & finishing stitches.
  • Step by step instructions Hand Bead Embroidery techniques with diagrams & photos


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 the fabric onto a frame
  • Transferring pattern to fabric.
  • Starting and finishing techniques.
  • Using a needle, create leaves in chenille, scrolls in satin stitch, cast on stitch, flowers in sequins & silk ribbons,
  • Couture Hand bead embroidery techniques: satin stitch, cast on stitch, sequin flowers, silk ribbon flowers, single seed bead anchor, running stitch, whip stitch sequin rope-work and single bead stitch.
  • Frame your work when finished

Grey Chenille Beading Kit, PATTERN & INSTRUCTIONS ONLY. No beads Left Han

  • These Beading DIGITAL 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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