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Here are explanations for flowerbed 16 and 17

The designs of flowerbed 16 and 17 can be downloaded HERE


Both borders are embroidered in whipped chain stitch with 2 threads.

The 5 petals of these flowers are embroidered with lazy daisy stitch combined with bullion 2 threads (see how to embroider a lazy daisy stitch combined with a bullion stitch).

Intersperse straight stitches 2 threads between the petals and add a French knot 2 threads 2 wraps in the center.

These flowers consist of 3 blanket stitches, a small stem embroidered with a straight stitch and a French knot 2 wraps  at the top of the petals, all with 2 threads.


The ground is embroidered in seeding stitch ( tiny) with 1 thread.

Here is the picture of both completed flowerbeds.

The borders are embroidered with DMC Color Variations 4130 and DMC stranded cotton 3827.

The purple flowers are embroidered with House of Embroidery Clematis 63 stranded cotton and DMC stranded cotton 3834.

The flowers in blanket stitch are embroidered with DMC Color Variations 4170, DMC stranded cotton 601 and 500.

The ground is embroidered with House of Embroidery stranded cotton Forest 54.


and this is our work in progress !