Sacred Lotus Water Lily cross stitch pattern
Sacred Lotus Water Lily cross stitch pattern

A lovely Sacred Lotus Water Lily cross stitch pattern on which to feast. This pink to white embroidery design will add a touch of historical nature to your wall decor. Inspired by a Victorian era, Ellis Rowan painting of Water Lily flowers and buds. An edible aquatic plant that grows throughout India, Sri Lanka, Southeast Asia, New Guinea and parts of Australia. They are not true water lilies and are also known as “Indian Lotus”.

What are the embroidery specifications?

This flower design has 67 floss colours using DMC stranded cotton. It is a large-sized pattern at 140 stitches wide and 204 stitches high (28,560 stitches in total). The finished cross stitch measures 25.4 x 37 cm (10 x 14.6 in) on 14-count Aida (does not include margins for framing).

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

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. Multipage cross stitch charts, suitable for printing, are provided where applicable. Do you prefer reading the Sacred Lotus Water Lily chart off of a mobile device? You will also get single-page versions of each embroidery chart type.

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.

Where can I buy this product online?


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Sacred Lotus Water Lily embroidery chart details

Stitch count:140 x 204 (28,560 total stitches)
Size:25.4 x 37 cm (10 x 14.6 inches) with 14 count Aida (not including margins)
Thread colours:67 DMC stranded cotton
Recommended skill level:Beginner / Easy
Stitch types used:Whole cross stitches
Tags:Ellis Rowan, Historical artwork
RRP:AUD $10.00 (price excludes GST/VAT)


Rowan, Ellis. (1887). Nelumbo nucifera Gaertn, family Nelumbonaceae, Herbert River, Queensland, 1887. National Library of Australia.

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