Here are the pictures and the instructions necessary to embroider this herbarium.
As usual you can download this design HERE.
This design is made entirely with DMC threads whose colors are mentioned in the instructions.
The stems are embroidered with stem stitch 1 thread and the leaves are embroidered with fishbone stitch worked close together and 2 threads.
The petals are embroidered with blanket stitch. Add some straight stitches of a different color around the centers all with 1 thread. The centers are embroidered with French knots 2 threads 2 wraps.
We used DMC floss cotton n° 501 and 368 for the stems and the leaves and n° 4220, 3834 and white for the flowers.
The stems are embroidered in stem stitch and the leaves in fishbone stitch all with 1 thread.
The flowers are made with two sets of straight stitches. First you must embroider a full circle of straight stitches with 2 threads and varigated color and then insert a second round of shorter straight stitches with 1 thread.
Centers are embroidered in satin stitch with 1 thread.
For the stems and the leaves we used DMC cotton floss n° 469 and for the flowers DMC cotton floss n° 4190, 349 and 677.