CHART PACK: 8 color pages
CROSS STITCH PATTERN DESIGNED BY Shannon Christine Designs
The leitmotif of this cross stitch piece is the rose. This elegant and pensive young woman holds one in her right hand, and in her left hand she carries a glass bell preciously encasing another rose. More roses serve as ornaments in the folds of her dress.
"Belle" wears a typical eighteenth century costume, a characteristic silhouette of the royal courts of Europe, with a very narrow waist and a very wide skirt. The skirt is raised in several points, and reveals the fabric underneath, a white satin with gold embroidered Fleurs de Lys motifs, the emblem of French royalty. The type of dress requires waist and bodice to be retained by a corset, and the shape of the skirt is obtained by overlapping skirts and petticoats over basket shapes.
The cross stitch chart is designed for expert stitchers looking for a bit of a challenge. It includes fractional cross stitches as well as many beads (including 9 Swarovski beads with a ruby effect) and finally metallic threads. The stitched result however is outstanding, with a very precious feel.
The pattern includes extra zoom-in charts for detailed areas (face etc...)
A cross stitch pattern by Shannon Christine Designs.
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Chart info & Needlework supplies for the pattern:
Chart size in stitches: 141 x 181 (wide x high)
Needlework fabric: Aida, Linen or Evenweave
Stitches: Cross stitch (includes fractional stitches, Half stitch, Backstitch
Chart: Black & White
Threads: DMC, Kreinik Very fine braid gold
Number of colors: 24
Other Supplies: Mill Hill Seed Beads, Swarovski 4mm Siam crrystal (ruby) - 9 pièces
Themes: lady, period costume, 18th century dress, jewels, rose, chandelier