Needle Painting Clear Purple Pansy

Needle Painting Clear Purple Pansy

$2.20$55.00 CAD

The Clear Purple Pansy is worked in needle painting also known as thread painting and long and short stitch.

View Kit Details

The pansy is for all levels of embroiderers, with the instructions written with the beginner in mind.

Please visit the Needle Painting Information page for more information on needle painting and rating of the designs from easy to hard.




The Clear Purple Pansy is worked in needle painting also known as thread painting and long and short stitch. This is the most realistic form of surface embroidery which is worked in staggered straight stitches in a single strand of embroidery thread on a closely woven fabric, blending rows of colour to create a very realistic embroidery. The sheen of the threads adds to the soft effect of the petals.

The pansy is a beginners design, please visit the Needle Painting Information page for more information on needle painting and rating of the designs from easy to hard.

The fabric comes with the design hand drawn on so you do not have to be concerned about transferring the design yourself and the silk threads come on a numbered thread template so you know exactly which colour to use on the embroidery.

For the pansy design there is the option of working the embroidery in DMC embroidery cotton threads on cream Southern Belle cotton Muslin fabric or with Needle Point silk threads on silk Shantung fabric. The pansy in the pictures is worked in DMC embroidery cotton threads on cotton fabric. There are 9 colours used in the embroidery.

In the kit I provide a detailed instruction booklet with 16 pages of step-by-step diagrams and instructions.

Needle painting can be challenging so I suggest learning the technique from one of my kits rather than from a book as you get much more instructions in my kit rather than a book which usually only has a few pages of instructions for one design.

I am offering free on-going critique with this kit… can email me at any time if you have questions or would like me to critique your embroidery.

Embroidery Size:

  • 4 inches (10 cm) high by 2 3/4 inches (6 3/4 cm) wide

Suggested Designs to Work Prior to the Clear Purple Pansy:

  • Purple Icicle Pansy and 3 PDF Files with the work-in-progress pictures for an in depth learning of the technique.

Kit Contents:

  • Instruction Booklet
  • Piece of Fabric 11 inches by 11 inches (27 1/2 cm by 27 1/2 cm) With the Design Hand Drawn on
  • Nine Shades of DMC Embroidery Cotton or Needle Point Silk Thread on a Numbered Thread Template
  • Two Size 10 Crewel Embroidery Needles

Recommended Supplies:

Weight.14 kg
Dimensions37 × 27 × 0.6 cm

Kit with DMC Embroidery Cotton Threads, Cotton Fabric and Instructions, Kit with Needle Point Silk Threads, Ivory Silk Fabric and Instructions, Kit with Needle Point Silk Threads, White Silk Fabric and Instructions, 9 inch Stretcher Bar Frame and Thumb Tacks, Packet of 15 Richard and Hemming Size 10 Crewel Embroidery Needles, Packet of 10 Wire Needle Threaders, An Extra Piece of Cotton Fabric with the Design Drawn on, An Extra Piece of Silk Fabric with the Design Drawn on


Other Things You Might Like

$39.95 CAD

White Work – Portuguese

<a href="" rel="tag">Books</a>
$39.95 CAD

The Portuguese Whitework book is a fabulous book on an unusual technique.
Portuguese whitework is worked on 38 count linen with No. 8 Perle Cotton and it incorporates drawn/overcast bars, eyelets and surface embroidery stitches such as bullions, stem stitch and padded satin stitch. The book contains easy-to-follow step-by-step stitch instructions and some beautiful projects. There are small projects such as hanging ornaments to big projects such as table clothes.

$25.95 CAD

Needle Painting – Long and Short

<a href="" rel="tag">Books</a>, <a href="" rel="tag">Needle Painting Supplies</a>, <a href="" rel="tag">Surface Embroidery</a>
$25.95 CAD

The Long and Short Stitch Embroidery book has a nice collection of flowers to embroider in the needle painting technique. The book does not have diagrams on how to stitch each petal and leaf of the flowers like you will get when you purchase one of my needle painting kits but it is a good book if you have worked a few of my designs and are now familiar with the technique and would like some more flower designs to stitch.

$55.00 CAD

Fine White Work Pear and Magnolia Kit

<a href="" rel="tag">Fine White Work Kits</a>, <a href="" rel="tag">White Work Kits</a>
$55.00 CAD

The beautiful fine embroidery of the Pear and Magnolia and insects is created by stitching three layers of fabric (two layers of shadow linen with a layer of net sandwiched in-between) are sewn together with embroidery stitches. When all the embroidery has been worked layers of linen are cut away from the back or the front of the work.

This will leave some areas with two layers of fabric, some with one layer of fabric and some with just net creating a dimensional look to the embroidery. On the single layer of fabric pulled-work stitches are worked, in the net areas net stitches are worked.

View Kit Details

$11.95 CAD

Redwork Twitterings

<a href="" rel="tag">Books</a>
$11.95 CAD

The Redwork Winter Twitterings book has eight projects to work in stem stitch, back stitch and French knots. Designs include a snowman, Christmas tree, doves, bird houses and candle with birds. The designs make a great compliment for quilts or can be worked individually for greeting cards, tea towels, pillow cases and pictures. Fun and easy to do and great for beginners.

$24.95 CAD

Stumpwork – RSN Essential Guide

<a href="" rel="tag">Books</a>
$24.95 CAD

The Royal School of Needlework Essential Guide to Stumpwork book shows you how to develop beautiful stumpwork embroideries using traditional stitches and techniques. The book covers a short history, framing up, design, transferring the design, lots of work-in-progress photo pictures of working stumpwork stitches, padding and needle lace.
This is a great stitch guide book.