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This highly decorated project was created when Nicola watched a group of Mallard ducks paddling and feeding on a pond by the church in Old Milverton, Warwickshire. It is a masterclass in needlepainting and embellished crewel embroidery, and features Split Stitch, Stem Stitch, Back Stitch, Satin Stitch and variations, Long and Short Shading, Couching, Detached Chain Stitch, Whipped Back Stitch, Seed Stitch and Ribbon Work.

Milverton Mallard

  • 40cm x 40cm twill with printed animal motif (h: 28cm x w: 34cm)

    Embroidery and Chenille needles

    Fine d’Aubusson wool

    DMC stranded cotton and Light Effects stranded metallic

    Au Ver A Soie Soie d’Alger stranded silk

    Au Ver A Soie Un Fil metallic filament and braid

    Gutermann polyester sewing thread

    Crafty Ribbon silk ribbon

    Czech pearl

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