Anchor Marlitt thread has been discontinued. This was a shiny rayon thread and can be replaced by DMC rayon, petite treasure braid or other fiber with sheen or sparkle.
Desert Night Tent Mandala
Desert Night Tent Mandala Tips, Hints and Errata
When working the center square, you will see the diamond symbol for DEL 1701 at the corner at the end of the bugle bead lines. Per Martina, this is a placeholder in case your fabric count does not allow for the line of bugles to fit properly - just add a Delica bead at the end to make the fit nice.