The finished egg measures 10 cm
The pattern of this embroidery can be downloaded HERE.
You can buy printed the linen with the House of Embroidery thread pack but without the DMC threads HERE.
To embroider this egg I used the colors
House of Embroidery stranded cotton 67 Apple, 57 Iris, 43 Flame, 47 Daffodil, 19 Aster and 68 Strelizia
DMC stranded cotton 3688, 3687 and 3835
These flowers are embroidered with French knots 2 threads and 2 wraps.
The body of the bird is made with stem stitch and the legs with straight stitch, all with 2 threads.
The wing is embroidered with satin stitch 1 thread and with spaced blanked stitch 2 threads.
The feathers of the tail are embroidered with satin stitch and 1 thread.
The eye is also embroidered with satin stitch 1 thread and the beak is made of 2 small straight stitches and 2 threads.
Finish the bird by filling the body with seeding stitch 1 thread and finally embroider the outline of the egg with Portuguese stem stitch and 3 threads.