A bird cross stitch pattern of a Yellow-tufted Honeyeater (Lichenostomus melanops). An embroidery design inspired by a John William Lewin watercolour from the 1790s.
A mid-sized, black and yellow native Australian bird. It’s habitat stretches across the south-eastern ranges of Australia. Of environmental note, a sub-species of this bird (the Helmeted Honeyeater) is a threatened species in Victoria.
A fun and challenging cross stitch design. This embroidery pattern uses advanced cross stitch techniques. We recommend this needlework pattern for advanced beginners.
A perfect gift for a bird lover, or those creative crafters who love to dive into something new.
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|Stitch count:||66 x 103 (3063 total stitches)|
|Size:||12 x 18.7 cm (4.7 x 7.4 inches) with 14 count Aida (not including margins)|
|Thread colours:||22 DMC stranded cotton|
|Recommended skill level:||Advanced beginner / Intermediate|
|Stitch types used:||Backstitch, 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 to reproduce the following John William Lewin watercolour as a cross stitch pattern was kindly given by the National Library of Australia.
John William Lewin, [179-?], [Yellow-tufted honeyeater (Lichenostomus melanops)] [picture] / [J.W. Lewin], National Library of Australia,