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You're Epic' Secret Cross Stitch Message In A Matchbox - Marvling Bros

£4.90

Send a fun and inspirational secret message with this mini cross stitch coded kit. This ingenious little cross stitch kit has everything needed to decode and stitch the secret message 'YOU'RE EPIC' presented in a matchbox.

The recipient will not know the message until they have completed the cross stitch, making this a delightful, fun way to wish someone well.

Included in the box is a pattern for the words 'YOU'RE EPIC' in an easy number code, 15cm of 2.5cm wide scalloped Aida ribbon, tapestry needle, thread and tips on how to present the finished piece.

With easy to follow instructions also in the box, this gift is sure to delight any enthusiast or entice a newbie into the wonderful world of cross stitch.

The kit includes: 14 count blank Aida scalloped 2.5cm ribbon (15cm) Embroidery threads needed to complete the pattern. Size 24 tapestry needle Easy to follow pattern coded in numbers made from: cotton, steel, paper


ABOUT THE BRAND: 

In 2010 a school competition was held 'HOW MUCH CAN YOU FIT IN A MATCHBOX'. Hayley’s son was not enthused by idea, but Hayley entered for him and came up with all sorts of objects that not only fitted in the matchbox, but fulfilled a concept too, for example a grain of rice and a coriander seed which she labelled ‘curry takeaway’ and a picture of the Mona Lisa and Van Gogh’s Sunflowers- ‘an art gallery’.
She did not win the competition, and most people thought it was mad, but one other person at the school totally got it - Emma.

Three years later, Emma, inspired by the matchboxes, thought the concept could be the basis for a business and for nine months she and Hayley beavered away researching products, developing ideas and learning how to run an ecommerce company. They launched in 2013 and haven't looked back since, selling hundreds of thousands all around the world.