White-Naped Honeyeater cross stitch pattern
White-Naped Honeyeater cross stitch pattern

A bird cross stitch pattern of a White-naped Honeyeater (Melithreptus lunatus). An embroidery design inspired by a John William Lewin watercolour from the 1790s.

A mid-sized, olive green, white and black native Australian bird. It is found throughout eastern Australia. Its environmental status is listed as ‘of least concern’.

A fun and challenging cross stitch bird design. This embroidery pattern uses advanced cross stitch techniques and beads. We recommend this needlework pattern for advanced beginners.

A great gift for a bird lover, or creative crafters who love to dive into something new.

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White-naped Honeyeater embroidery chart details

Stitch count:61 x 103 (3783 total stitches)
Size:11.1 x 18.7 cm (4.4 x 7.4 inches) with 14 count Aida (not including margins)
Thread colours:18 DMC stranded cotton
Recommended skill level:Advanced beginner / Intermediate
Stitch types used:Backstitch, Beads, Blended colours, One quarter (1/4) cross stitches, Three quarter (3/4) cross stitches, Whole cross stitches
Tags:Australian native, Historical artwork, John William Lewin
RRP:AUD $8.00 (price excludes GST/VAT)


Permission was granted by the National Library of Australia to reproduce the following John William Lewin watercolour as a cross stitch pattern.

John William Lewin, White-naped honeyeater (Melithreptus lunatus), Sydney region, 1800 [picture] / J.W. Lewin, National Library of Australia, 
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