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Mexican Bird Fiesta, Tapestry Wall-hanging or Cushion Kit

£98.00

Amazing Mexican Bird Fiesta Tapestry Cushion Kit.

My design features a brilliant bird, richly detailed pattern in vibrant colours on a black background. The background is completely filled with flowers, butterflies, sacred hearts, a snail, dots and spots. A scattering of roccaille beads is added last for extra sparkle.

2 in stock (can be backordered)

Description

Amazing Mexican Bird Fiesta Tapestry Cushion Kit.

This vibrant design is inspired by the beautiful Mexican folk art embroidery called Otomi. Traditionally used to decorate clothing and household linens, it includes stylised animals, flowers and birds. Patterned in waved stripes using bright, often contrasting colours, these folk art designs are simple but effective.
The design uses all of the field, with tiny shapes and flowers.
The embroiderer first hand draws the pattern with a crayon or pencil, designs can be symmetrical for clothing. Each piece is unique. Embroidery commences in satin stitch using a tambour needle, which catches the stitches from the reverse and pulls through to the front. This is a quick way of filling large areas.

My design features a brilliant bird, richly detailed pattern in vibrant colours on a black background. The background is completely filled with flowers, butterflies, sacred hearts, a snail, dots and spots. A scattering of roccaille beads is added last for extra sparkle.

The finished tapestry also shows how I have bound the edges using a random sequence of odds and ends of remaining tapestry wool.

Sewn using Victorian cross stitch, no need for a frame.

Anchor Tapestry wool
Anchor Gold Lame
Size 18 tapestry needles
Zweigart 10 HPI blank Interlock canvas
Full colour and symbol chart
Colour symbol palette
Instructions
Wool organiser cards
Organza wool bag
Gift bag packaging
Rocaille beads

Size: 16.4″ x 18.4″, 41cm x 43.5cm

Animal Fayre Designs Design Charts are subject to copyright and can not be copied and resold. They are for personal use only.

Additional information

Weight .7 kg
Dimensions 35 × 32 × 9 cm

I’m hugely motivated by colour, it’s exhilarating and weirdly calming. I love chopping and stitching, the more details the better. So any form of Needlework is perfect Everything has to be fitted in around my five boys, we live in rural Scotland, so it’s miles to everything. Online shops and selling from my studio shop in Peebles is vital. I have spent time teaching Needlework at local schools and realise how much kids need to craft. You should see the smiles when they realise that they can do it! I have a range of small kits specifically designed for children and beginners, the are already in velvet gift bags. Perfect for kid’s party gifts.
People say I must be a patient person but actually I am very busy and get bored easily. My Needlework Collection is really a product of this, I was uninspired by available tapestry and embroidery and started to create by own. My range of tapestry kits, Animal Fayre Designer Tapestry Kits Collection was launched in 2001 at the British Craft Trade Fair and I have never looked back!
I run the Scottish Contemporary Crewel Work Studio and Animal Fayre Designs (my unique handbags) from my quirky shop, Gustaf’s Studio and Gallery, Peebles, a busy market town in the Scottish Borders. Check out my Facebook page for loads of piccies
@gustafsgallery

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