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Octopus Hand Stitching Kit | Turquoise | Rita Van Tassel

Looking for a fun hand stitching kit, well look no further. 

Designed with armature wire, your little ocotopus friend will have posable limbs to wrap around and even hold onto objects.

The finished octopus is great as a whimsical decorative piece or to be used in gentle play. Not recommended for small children.

Finished Size: 8" x 7" (21cm x 18cm)


Difficulty Level: Intermediate

- recommended for ages 12 and up.

-The techniques are simple but there is more stitching than in the other kits, and a few of the steps involve smaller pieces that require a bit of extra patience to assemble.


Kit Contains:

-step-by-step photo illustrated instructions

-paper pattern pieces

-wool blend felt

-pair of 10mm safety eyes

-armature wire

-embroidery floss

-needle and pins.

*Stuffing is not included as the finished piece is easy to stuff using scraps of felt or fabric cut into small bits, cotton balls as well as traditional stuffing. 


Made in Nova Scotia

Octopus Hand Stitching Kit | Turquoise | Rita Van Tassel

SKU: 2363
  • Rita Van Tassel is the artist and designer behind these beautiful hand stitching kits. Her whimsical designs are well known in local artist community, and Jennifer's is honoured to feature her kits in our store.


    "Craft and design have always played key roles in my life, from the time I received a Crayola Caddy for Christmas through to my formal education at Nova Scotia College of Art & Design and subsequent years as an Art teacher. Understanding how others learn and wanting to encourage creativity and skill-building has been a common theme through most of my employment history, and Rita Van Tassel Studio is truly a culmination of all my years of experience."- Rita Van Tassel

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