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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|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,