Needle Painting Pygmy Owl
Needle Painting Pygmy Owl
$1.80 – $47.54 USD
The Pygmy Owl is worked in needle painting also known as thread painting and long and short stitch.
The Pygmy Owl is an intermediate – advanced design.
Please visit the Needle Painting Information page for more information on needle painting and rating of the designs from easy to hard.
The Pygmy Owl 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 and life like appearance of the bird.
The Pygmy Owl is an intermediate – advanced 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 14 DMC cotton thread colours used in the embroidery.
In the kit I provide a detailed instruction booklet with 24 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.
- 4 3/4 inches (11 3/4 cm) high by 5 1/2 inches (13 1/4 cm) wide
Suggested Designs to Work Prior to the Pygmy Owl:
- Baby Burrowing Owl
- Eastern Blue Bird on Pine Branch
- Purple Icicle Pansy and 3 PDF Files with the work-in-progress pictures for an in depth learning of long and short stitch.
- Red Fox
- Instruction Booklet
- Piece of Southern Belle Cotton Muslin Fabric 11 inches by 14 inches (27 1/2 cm by 35 cm) With the Design Printed on
- Fourteen Shades of DMC Embroidery Cotton on Numbered Thread Templates
- Two Size 10 Crewel Embroidery Needles
|Dimensions||37 × 27 × 0.6 cm|
Pygmy Owl Needle Painting Kit, 10 inch by 12 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