Ladybird Needle-painting Tutorial - PDF Download


Ladybird Needle-painting Tutorial, Digital PDF Pattern

Difficulty Rating: All Levels

Aimed at beginners although some embroidery experience would be an asset.
This 20 page digital guide will show you step-by-step how to create your own ladybird hand embroidery using the ancient art of needle-painting or silk shading.
The technique uses one strand of thread creatively to blend silk shades together giving a realistic photographic quality that takes your breath away. Further examples can be seen on my Instagram embroidery account @michelle.matthews.embroidery.

This 20 Page Guide Includes:

  • A4 ladybird outline guide
  • Materials & tools required
  • Colour & tonal ref. guides
  • Stitch direction guide
  • How to trace the design
  • Stitches in close-up
  • Step-by-step photo tutorial
  • How to back your hoop
You might choose to use this embroidery design to embellish a cushion, a garment, blanket or even a tote bag. It will also make an excellent wall decoration framed in a hoop, or can be given as a gift.......the choice is all yours!
This digital pattern is presented in A4 portrait format ready to be viewed on your phone or printed at home. Once purchase is complete your pattern will be emailed to your PayPal email address, or the email address supplied by you during checkout, within 1 working day.

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