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Edwardian Parrot

part 5, the camellia

 

Here are the explanations and the pictures necessary to embroider the camellia.

I have numbered the petals to facilitate the work and you will find the colors used in each petal.

Use the images to determine their placement. It is on the complete picture that the nuances are the easiest to identify!

List of colors used to embroider this flower

colors already used previously

154, 3078, 309, 962, 3716, 778, 316, 961, B5200

new colors

3726, 315, 3041

 

 

1st round petals

n °1 to 9

 

petals 1, 2 , 3 and 4 –  3716, 962, 309

petal 5 – 962, 961, 3726

 

petal 6 – 962, 961, 3726, 315

petal 7 – 962, 961, 309, 315

 

petal 8 – 3716, 962, 3726

petal 9 – 3716, 962, 961, 3726

 

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2nd round petals

n°10 to 15

 

petal 10 – 961, 309, 3726, 315

petals 11 and 12 – 961, 309, 3726

petals 13 and 14 – 3716, 962, 961, 309, 315

petal 15 – 3716, 962, 961, 309

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Flower center

n° 16 to 24

petals 16, 17, 18, 19 – B5200, 778, 316

petals 20, 21, 22, 23, 24 – B5200, 778, 316

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Outline and heart of the camellia

 

The oulines of the petals are embroidered with split backstitch and the color 154 for roses and 3041 for whites.

The center is embroidered with a few straight stitches and with French knots 2 threads and the color 3078.