A Spring Easter Egg
Here are the explanations necessary for the realization of this Easter egg.
The pattern of this project can be downloaded from the “Patterns” menu in the “Patterns 2021” section.
It is here embroidered on vanilla linen and measures about 10.5 cm.
You will find the colors and stitches used by following the step-by-step instructions.
I embroidered this egg with an assortment of House of Embroidery and DMC threads but as usual, I strongly encourage you to use the colors of your choice.
By following the links of the different stitches marked in orange you will find the explanations that correspond to them.
The stems are embroidered with stem stitch and the leaves with leaf stitch, all with 1 thread and House of Embroidery 67 Apple stranded cotton (both colors).
These small leaves are embroidered with satin stitch1 thread and stranded cotton Woodlands 69A from House of Embroidery. Do not forget to border the pattern with a split backstitch before filling it.
Start by embroidering the body alternating rows of satin stitch 1 thread with DMC 3827 and 400 colors. Then embroider the wings with long and short stitch 1 thread and color 762. Finish by embroidering a large French knot with 3 threads and color 414 for the head.
Embroider the orange flower with blanket stitch 1 thread and stranded cotton House of Embroidery 89C Good on Black, add a French knot 2 threads and 1 wrap with color 68B Strelizia from House of Embroidery in the center of the flower.
Embroider the small branch with stem stitch 1 thread and House of Embroidery stranded cotton 24A Mango. Then add double bullion stitches 2 threads and 5 wraps with DMC 972 color at the end of each branch.
Embroid the stem with stem stitch 1 thread. The leaf is embroidered with Cretan stitch and 2 threads, the chalice with satin stitch 1 thread. All the green part of this pattern is embroidered with the DMC color 704. The central part of the flower is embroidered with blanket stitch and the side petals with chain stitch all with 1 thread and using the colors 553, 210, and 211. Embroider a few stem stitches 1 thread and 3 French knots 2 threads and 2 wraps at the top of the flower.
Finally, to finish, embroider all the remaining French knots in yellow with 3 threads and 2 wraps in the 11AB Sunlight color of House of Embroidery.
Your Easter egg is defiantly very fresh and I love the spring shades you’ve used
Thank you for your appreciation, maybe you will embroider it!
This is an absolutely fantastic website and i have learnt so much! So happy to have found it and i am about to start embroidering the beautiful Peony!
Thank you for your nice words. I wish you a lot of fun embroidering the Peony!
This is very inspirational, thank you so much!
You are welcome 🙂
Bello el trabajo, pero no encuentro dónde puedo descargar el patrón
The Easter egg is beautiful!!! However, as with some other patterns, when I try to download the pattern, I end up with a black screen. What am I missing?
Thank you for your message. I do not know what your problem with download is because this design was downloaded more than 100 times. Anyway, I send you the link through your email address.
Thank you very much for sharing the Spring Easter egg pattern, I enjoyed a lot embroidering it!
As soon as I frame it I will show you!
Just about finished my egg. Used similar colours but just from my stash. It is absolutely simple and beautiful. Thank you so much.
Thank you for following and participating in my blog
Tried to download the pattern for this egg but kept getting the blue and yellow egg instead.
I have fixed it, I am sorry for the inconvenience