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Needle Painting Iris

Needle Painting Iris

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The Iris is worked in needle painting also known as thread painting and long and short stitch.

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The Iris is an intermediate design.

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

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The Iris 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 and leaves.

The Iris is an intermediate 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 printed on so you do not have to be concerned about transferring the design yourself and the threads come on numbered thread templates so you know exactly which colour to use on the embroidery. There are 15 DMC cotton thread colours used in the embroidery.

In the kit I provide a detailed instruction booklet with 19 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…..you can email me at any time if you have questions or would like me to critique your embroidery.


Embroidery Size:

  • 5 inches (12 1/2 cm) high by 3 1/2 inches (9 cm) wide

Suggested Designs to Work Prior to the Iris:


Kit Contents:

  • Instruction Booklet
  • Piece of Southern Belle Cotton Muslin Fabric 11 inches by 13 inches (27 1/2 cm by 32 1/2 cm) With the Design Printed on
  • Fifteen Shades of DMC and Anchor Embroidery Cotton on Numbered Thread Templates
  • Two Size 10 Crewel Embroidery Needles

Recommended Supplies:

Weight.14 kg
Dimensions37 × 27 × 0.6 cm
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Iris Needle Painting Kit with Purple and Green Threads, Iris Needle Painting Kit with Blue and Green Threads, 10 inch by 11 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 Fabric with the Design Drawn on

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