Banded Wren Male cross stitch pattern
Banded Wren Male cross stitch pattern

A beautiful Banded Wren Male cross stitch pattern for you to enjoy. This blue embroidery design will add a touch of nature to your wall decor. Inspired by a Victorian era, Elizabeth Gould illustration of two banded or splendid wrens. The male wren is a small, long-tailed and bright blue Australian native bird.

What are the embroidery specifications?

This bird design has 22 floss colours using DMC stranded cotton. It is a small-sized pattern at 127 stitches wide and 137 stitches high (3,718 stitches in total). The finished cross stitch measures 23 x 24.9 cm (9.1 x 9.9 in) on 14-count Aida (does not include margins for framing).

Using whole cross stitch only, we recommend this pattern for beginner cross-stitchers.

Want to use a different Aida count fabric?

  • 16-count = 20.2 x 21.7 cm (8 x 8.6 in)
  • 18-count = 17.9 x 19.3 cm (7.1 x 7.6 in)

  • 22-count = 14.7 x 15.8 cm (5.8 x 6.3 in)

  • 32-count = 10.1 x 10.9 cm (4 x 4.3 in)

What do you get?

You will get an instruction PDF and various chart types. Chart types include a symbols-on-colour, black and white and a colour blocks chart. Would you prefer working from a hard copy of the Banded Wren Male chart? Where applicable, each chart type is multipage to make it easier to read when you print them. You will also get single-page embroidery charts designed for mobile devices.

As this pattern is an instant download, you can start stitching right away. This product is not a kit and does not include thread, floss, fabric or other materials.

Do you want to coordinate your decor?

Why not our range of Banded Wrens items over on Redbubble? You can find mugs, coasters, t-shirts, wall prints, jigsaws, stickers and more.

Where can I buy this product online?


Visit our Etsy shop to buy this digital cross stitch pattern.

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Banded Wren Male embroidery chart details

Stitch count:127 x 137 (3,718 total stitches)
Size:23 x 24.9 cm (9.1 x 9.8 inches) with 14 count Aida (not including margins)
Thread colours:22 DMC stranded cotton
Recommended skill level:Beginner / Easy
Stitch types used:Whole cross stitches
Tags:Australian native, Elizabeth Gould, Historical artwork
RRP:AUD $5.00 (price excludes GST/VAT)


Banded Wren (Alurus splendens) illustrated by Elizabeth Gould (1804–1841) for John Gould’s (1804-1881) Birds of Australia (1972 Edition, 8 volumes). Digitally enhanced from our own [rawpixel] facsimile book (1972 Edition, 8 volumes).

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