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.
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.