Llama Tote Bag Embroidery Kit - a DIY kit for modern hand embroidery.
This kit has everything that you need to embroider your own fancy tote bag - each one is designed to include ten types of embroidery stitch, and the guide included gives comprehensive instructions for each one. These kits are great for beginners and pros alike - that means they're perfect for people who want to learn the techniques of embroidery, or as a gift for a crafty friend. Plus, you can show off your handiwork while out and about!
Our kits are as eco-friendly as possible: the tote bags are pre-made and Earth Positive® (organic and GOTS certified), with sustainable packaging, and recycled postal mailers.
All Paraffle kits are handmade in Scotland, in our Edinburgh studio - buying from us means supporting a small, female founded business.
All of our kits - from super simple to intermediate - include a detailed booklet, with lots of photos to teach you each stitch. If videos are more your style, there’s video tutorials covering every stitch you’ll need in our ‘Stitches’ blog.
The kit includes a high quality reference photo of the finished design, and an easy to follow key showing you which stitches and colours to use.
Each kit includes a quality 8 inch wooden hoop and plenty of DMC thread (so don’t worry if you make a mistake or want to practice first!).
Our kits come with a pre-printed pattern to stick onto your fabric. It’s water-soluble, so you simply stitch over it, then wash it away (don’t worry, the threads are coloursafe!). Our patterns aren’t printed directly onto the fabric - we’ve done our research, and haven’t found any fabric printers that can tell us exactly where their fabric comes from and how it’s made. That’s important to us - so we found another way!
Embroidery is a helpful tool for encouraging mindfulness and giving you some extra head space. Our kits aim to gently teach you lifelong skills and get your creative juices flowing (even if you’re not a ‘crafty’ person!).
We’re a carbon neutral business, and donate at least 10% of our profits to charity through dedicated charity designs.
Organic, Earth Positive® cotton tote bag
Plenty of DMC stranded cotton thread
High quality 8 inch wooden hoop made by Elbesee in the UK using FSC wood
Pre-printed pattern transfer
Stitch Guide booklet (with photos)
Detailed instructions and reference pictures
Embroidery needle and safety pins (for pinning spare fabric back as you stitch)
Iron-on interfacing (to secure your threads on the inside of the bag, once it’s done!)
This all comes in a delightful, letterbox-friendly gift box, measuring 23 x 23 x 2cm.
The tote bag measures 40 x 36cm (15 x 14 inches), with handles measuring 60cm (24 inches).
All you’ll need is some scissors and an iron!
For orders placed before 11am, we aim to dispatch the same working day, and the next working day if later than 11am. On occasion it can take us up to three working days to dispatch your order, for example if we've had an influx of orders and run out of stock of something needed.