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Edwardian Parrot

Edwardian Parrot   Here is a photo of a printed fabric from the period called “EDWARDIAN ERA” which I propose to embroider together. This period extends from the end of the 19th century to the start of the First World War and corresponds to the period...

Edwardian Parrot part 3

Edwardian Parrot 3rd part, top motif   Here are the explanations and the pictures necessary to embroider the pattern located along the upper edge of the design. It is composed of leaves, flowers and buds I used the same threads as before but adding another 2 new...

Edwardian Parrot part 4

Edwardian Parrot part 4, top left corner   Here are the explanations and the pictures necessary to embroider the pattern located in the upper left corner of the work. It has a flower and leaves. I used the same threads as before without adding new colors to embroider...

Edwardian Parrot part 5

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...

Surprise egg

Surprise egg     It’s a tradition at Canevas Folies. Each year before Easter it is a pleasure for me to offer an embroidered egg to mark the end of winter. It is a small work of a few hours and for this edition I chose a chiseled and monochrome embroidery....

Edwardian Parrot part 6

Edwardian Parrotpart 6, the pink flower  Here are the explanations and the pictures necessary to embroider the pink flower and the leaves of the bottom of the pattern. Use the images to determine their placement. It’s on the completed photo that the nuances are...

Edwardian Parrot part 7

Edwardian Parrot part 7, the Palm   Here are the explanations and the pictures necessary to embroider the palm at the bottom of the pattern. Use the images to determine their placement. It’s on the finished photo that the nuances are the easiest to identify!...

Edwardian Parrot part 8

Edwardian Parrot part 8, finished decor   Here are the explanations and the pictures necessary to embroider the palm at the bottom of the design.Use the images to determine their placement. It’s on the complete photo that nuances are the easiest to identify! I...

Blue birds

Blue birds     Here are the explanations and the picture necessary to embroider these birds. The design of this embroidery can be downloaded HERE.List of threads usedFor stems and leaves, stranded cotton House of Embroidery n ° 71 Foxtail fern (both colors).For...

Butterfly brooch

Butterfly brooch Here are the explanations and the pictures necessary to embroider this brooch.This work is simple to carry out because this butterfly is made up of only one part to facilitate the finishing. You will find the pattern of this butterfly to download...

Edwardian Parrot part 10

Edwardian Parrot part 10, the wing   Here are the explanations and the pictures necessary to embroider the parrot’s wing. List of colors used to embroider this pattern 3799, 414, 415, 3756, 924, 3768, 315, 154, 3726, 3716, 962, 309, 3078 and 3855, 3740, 3041,...

Dreamcatcher

Dreamcatcher Here is a little work which I hope will let you dream. To embroider it, I used the following colors House of Embroidery stranded cotton  87 Verdon and Perle cotton n°8 93 Tulip. Stranded cotton DMC  924, 3847, 993, 778, 316, 3835, 3803 and 154.    ...

Edwardian Parrot part 11

Edwardian Parrot part 11, abdomen and head Here are the explanations and the pictures necessary to embroider the abdomen ah the head of the parrot. List of colors used to embroider this pattern 3799, 414, 415, 3768, 962, 963, 3078, 3855, 3685, 926, 927, 407, 612, 315....

Edwardian Parrot part 12

Edwardian Parrot Part 12, the eye and the beak Here are the explanations and the pictures necessary to embroider the parrot’s eye and beak. List of colors used to embroider this pattern B5200, 310, 3078, 407, 3777, 3371 and 841 (new colors). Start by...

Edwardian Parrot part 13

Edwardian Parrot part 13, the crest   Here are the explanations and the pictures necessary to finish the head of the parrot. List of colors used to embroider this pattern 221, 316, 778, 407,3753, 3371, 422, 841, 415, 642, 349 and 813  (new colors).   Always embroider...

Eyeglass Case

Eyeglass case This is one of the first Canevas Folies embroideries. We used many basic stitches to achieve it. You will find how to manage these stitches in the “stitches” section of the menu. I wanted to take this opportunity to put on line the...

Embroidered coloring page

Embroidered coloring page     The purpose of this series of summer articles is to show how to make a unique and personal embroidery starting from a simple black and white drawing. As I really like adult coloring pages, which have been so fashionable for quite some...

Embroidered coloring page part 2

Embroidered coloring page part 2 The large central flower In the “Flamenco” atmosphere, here is the realization of the large central flower in orange tones. Remember that you will find explanations of the used stitches in the “Stitches” section...

Embroidered coloring page part 3

 Embroidered coloring page part 3 Here is, to start with and for a change, in the “Cool Mint” atmosphere the realization of 2 seemingly simple large flowers but not so easy to embroider.   Embroider the outlines of the petals with a spaced blanket stitch 1...

Embroidered coloring page part 4

Embroidered coloring page part 4 Today you will find first the continuation of the work in the “Flamenco” colors. After having edged the entire pattern with split backstitch 1 thread, start by embroidering the first color at the tip of each petal. You will...

Embroidered coloring page part 5

Embroidered coloring page part 5 Here are the explanations necessary for the making of the 5 small flowers which are added to the main patterns.   First of all, to begin with, in the colors of “Flamenco”. This flower is embroidered with satin stitch...

Embroidered coloring page part 6

Embroidered coloring page part 6 Here are the explanations necessary for the realization of the last details to complete this work.   First of all in the colors of “Flamenco”. The stems of this pattern are embroidered in stem stitch with 2 threads and...

Edwardian Parrot part 14

Edwardian Parrot Branches and legs All the branches are made in the same way, with cast-on stitch, and with straight stitch. I used DMC colors 4140 and 434, all with 2 threads. The legs are embroidered with a satin stitch on a 2-thread padding in an anthracite gray...

Christmas by the fireside

Christmas by the fireside       This article is used as an illustration for the realization of the embroidery “Christmas by the fireside”. This design, sold in my online shop HERE, with a preferential price until the end of the year, is composed of...