CROSS STITCH PATTERN, DESIGNED BY Lesley Teare Designs
Here's Red Poppies, an impressive cross stitch rendering of the flowers in full bloom.
Designer Lesley Teare takes us into the very heart of the flower, picturing in exquisite detail the crown-like pistils and all the delicate folds of the fragile petals, skillfully playing with ten different shades of red for additional depth.
The three flowers stand out against a motif of swirling leaves in the background, stitched in three solid shades of green.
This piece is quite a feat, considering that - with the exception of a few French knots on the pistils - it is stitched with full cross stitch only.
The chart comes with an extensive Cross stitch Guide.
A cross stitch pattern by Lesley Teare Designs.
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Chart info & Needlework supplies for the pattern:
Chart size in stitches: 168 x 168 (wide x high)
Needlework fabric: Aida, Linen or Evenweave
Stitches: Cross stitch, French knots
Number of colors: 17
Themes: poppy, flower, bloom, bouquet