Savour the gentle flutter of butterfly wings suspended in motion when you create this exquisite botanical embroidery pattern designed by Irene Junkuhn. Stitched on exquisite cream Thai silk, this magnificent embroidery uses glowing silk and shimmering metallic threads in its variety of beautiful stitches and a 3D butterfly. The lavish Rajmahal metallic threads and delicate beads capture the light to add a lively sparkle to this splendid design! You'll be treasuring this embroidery wall hanging for many years!
Full materials list included in instructions
Detailed step-by-step instructions, colour photographs and clear diagrams take you through the each step of this embroidery pattern.
Pattern sheet is included with templates for the embroidery design, ready for tracing.
Take inspiration from Irene's colour scheme and use purples as your colour palette.
Irene strongly recommends working your embroidery in an embroidery hoop that has been bound with tape to keep it taut.
Stitches used: Back stitch, buttonhole stitch, chain stitch, colonial knot, couching stitch, detached chain (lazy daisy) stitch, French knot, long and short stitch, satin stitch, straight stitch, trellis stitch, whipped chain stitch
This project is recommended for an advanced crafter who wants to extend their embroidery skills.