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A poor Fisherman, who lived on the fish he caught, had bad luck one day and caught nothing but a very small fry. The Fisherman was about to put it in his basket when the little Fish said:

“Please spare me, Mr. Fisherman! I am so small it is not worth while to carry me home. When I am bigger, I shall make you a much better meal.”

But the Fisherman quickly put the fish into his basket.

“How foolish I should be,” he said, “to throw you back. However small you may be, you are better than nothing at all.”

A little thing in hand is worth more than a great thing in prospect

£75.00

The Fisherman is our most advanced fable, so we would recommend you have some sewing experience before you start. Completing one of our camel kits is a quick and fun way to learn the basics. However, if you would prefer to try The Fisherman straight away, we'll be here to help you if you get stuck!

You will use three core embroidery stitches: straight stitch, chain stitch and split stitch.

All you need is a pair of scissors, everything else is included in the box:

- The design printed on cotton twill

- A detailed guide on the embroidery stitches

- An easy to follow colour coded stitching plan

- All the thread you need on colour coded bobbins

- Several needles

- A tote bag to enable you to easily transport your kit

The finished design will measure approx 7" x 10" (18 cm x 27 cm) and fit in an A4 frame. We expect it'll take 1 months to stitch (depending on how addicted you get to sewing of course!). We recommend stretching and mounting the finished piece prior to framing.

We have created a video guiding you through all the key stitching areas to accompany The Fisherman kit. You will also find guides on each type of stitch used in the how to guides

We have created a video guiding you through all the key stitching areas to accompany The Fisherman kit. You will also find guides on each type of stitch used in the how to guides

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