This pattern is a crush!
It is surfing Pinterest as I often do that I came across this drawing. Originally, it was a colouring page design but I knew immediately when seeing it that it would be perfect to make a pretty embroidery. That’s why I chose to present it to you today.
Due to copyright, I cannot offer to download it directly on my blog as usual but here is the link where you can find it. You will only need to reproduce it on your fabric only for your personal use of course.
Personally, I chose an 11cm embroidery because my final project is to insert it in a greeting card to make a nice gift.
The flower is embroidered with for the outer edge and then with 2 rows of blanket stitch in different colors, all with 1 thread. The center is made up of 3 straight stitches 2 threads 2 wraps. French knots
The stems are embroidered with and the leaves with stem stitch , all with 2 threads. fishbone stitch
For the flower, I used House of Embroidery stranded cotton Good on Black 89 and DMC stranded cotton 721, 3770 and 154. The stems and leaves are embroidered with House of Embroidery Apple 67.
The petals of the flower are embroidered with and the sepals with long and short stitch , all with 1 thread. satin stitch
The stem is embroidered with , the 2 small leaves at the top with stem stitch and the large leaves with lazy daisy stitch , all with 2 threads. Cretan stitch For the petals, I used DMC stranded cotton 4220, 3839 and 3838. For the leaves, I used House of Embroidery stranded cotton Blue Gum 5.
The stems are embroidered with and the flower leaves with stem stitch , all with 1 thread. lazy daisy stitch
The edges of the leaves are embroidered with and the inside with stem stitch , all with 1 thread. seeding stitch
The flowers are embroidered with 2 threads and 1 single wrap. French knots
For the stems and the leaves, I used the House of Embroidery stranded cotton Moos 32 and Daffodil 47 for the flowers.
The bodies of the birds are embroidered with 2 threads, the wings and the tail with stem stitch 1 thread. The eyes are made with a big 4 threads satin stitch and 1 wrap. French knot
For the butterflies, embroider a with 1 thread for the body and 2 bullion stitch with 2 threads for the wings. lazy daisy stitches For the birds, I used DMC stranded cotton 211, 3835 and 154, and for the butterflies, colors 783 and 150.