A bird cross stitch pattern of an Eastern Rosella (Platycercus eximius). Rosellas are intelligent birds, are very colourful and have a red head and white cheeks. They have blue feathers on their wings, yellow on their belly and green and blue on their tail. These birds are native to the southeast of Australia and Tasmania. Rosellas have also become naturalised in New Zealand.
A counted cross stitch design based on a Francois Levaillant illustration from the book Natural History of Parrots.
Are you ready to stretch your cross stitch skills are little further? This is a fun and challenging rosella embroidery pattern using three-quarter cross stitches. We recommend this cross stitch design for advanced beginners.
This multi-coloured cross stitch bird would make a perfect gift for a bird lover, or those cross stitchers who love to dive into something new.
Where can I buy this product online?
Visit our Etsy shop to buy this digital cross stitch pattern.
|Stitch count:||83 x 139 (4818 total stitches)|
|Size:||15.1 x 25.2 cm (5.9 x 9.9 inches) with 14 count Aida (not including margins)|
|Thread colours:||28 DMC stranded cotton|
|Recommended skill level:||Advanced beginner / Intermediate|
|Stitch types used:||Backstitch, Blended colours, Three quarter (3/4) cross stitches, Whole cross stitches|
|Tags:||Australian native, Francois Levaillant, Historical artwork|
|RRP:||AUD $8.00 (price excludes GST/VAT)|
The Eastern Rosella (Platycercus eximius) from Natural History of Parrots (1801-1805) by Francois Levaillant. Original from the Biodiversity Heritage Library. Digitally enhanced by rawpixel.