African Eve Needlepoint Basic Kit - perfect for the beginning needlepointer


Shipping to United States: Free


Studying West African masks and textiles, the patterns, texture and colors, were the basis for this AFRICAN EVE design. I stitched the original primarily in the Diagonal Tent (Basketweave) stitch using silk & wool blends and cotton yarns of varying weights and textures. There are several straight and cross stitches such as Gobelin, Scotch and Smryna, as well as the Diagonal Tent.

INCLUDED IN THE KIT: spiral bound instruction book, the canvas with taped edges with the design drawn, and a storage bag. NO THREADS ARE INCLUDED IN THIS BASIC KIT. The original was stitched in 2002 and the silk & wool thread is no longer made, but suggestions for substitute threads are included in the instructions. Or have fun choosing your own threads and colors.

Design size is 8-1/4" square

The Ground Fabric is 14 count eggshell mono canvas.

When finished African Eve will fit in a Sudbury wood serving tray or it can become a lovely tasseled pillow, tote, pillow insert, or may be framed.

Shipping from United States

Processing time

1 week

Estimated shipping times

  • North America : 3 - 5 business days

I'll do my best to meet these shipping estimates, but can't guarantee them. Actual delivery time will depend on the shipping method you choose.

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Returns & Exchanges

I gladly accept returns and exchanges

Just contact me within: 14 days of delivery

Ship items back to me within: 30 days of delivery

I don't accept cancellations

But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.

The following items can't be returned or exchanged

Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:

  • Custom or personalized orders
  • Perishable products (like food or flowers)
  • Digital downloads
  • Intimate items (for health/hygiene reasons)
  • Items on sale

Conditions of return

Buyers are responsible for return shipping costs. If the item is not returned in its original condition, the buyer is responsible for any loss in value.

Reviews (4)


Love all of Terry's designs

I love the pattern but I did think the yarn was included in my purchase. My impression was it was a kit. I am a bit disappointed so I am giving it a three star.

The color options are wonderful and there are lots of artistic designs to choose from for all skill levels. No sloppy cutsie stuff

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