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This bijou project was designed to celebrate a conservation success story in bringing the UK’s smallest butterfly back from the brink of extinction in Warwickshire. A masterclass in fine silk work embroidery with a difference, the project features Split Stitch, Stem Stitch, Straight Stitch, Satin Stitch and variations, Long and Short Shading, Trailing and Ghiordes Knot Stitch

Small Blue Butterfly

  • 35cm x 35cm cotton poplin with printed butterfly motif (h: 3.5cm x w: 6cm)

    35cm x 35cm white cotton lawn

    Embroidery needles

    DMC stranded cotton

    Au Ver A Soie Soie d’Alger stranded silk

    Au Ver A Soie Un Fil metallic filament and braid

    Au Ver A Soie Soie Ovale

    Gutermann Sulky metallic and polyester sewing thread

    Miyuki seed beads


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