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Gild the Lily Embroidery PDF Download

$10.00

More is more. When you take something that is already beautiful and add more to it, it's called "gilding the lily" or "painting the  lily", as per Shakespeare. When I first stitched this pattern, I started with just lime green and black, but then I wondered how it would look in my classic emerald green. Those two options went out into the world for my wonderful customers to decide, but it was a split decision! And there were many calls for "both". So I stitched it AGAIN with both colours, and even added a little red, and voila! A pattern that breaks all the rules. You can simplify and use all one colour, or go for it and add all three for your own personal design. This one's fancy ;) And BTW, it was almost named after a pet red and white fish I had as a child that was named Ish. Ish the Fish.

Sized for a 6"/15cm hoop. Requires 1 skein each floss: 310 black, optional 700 green, 704 lime green, 666 red.

Level 2: Ambitious Beginner Friendly

Contains basic instructions and printable/traceable pattern. Please note that downloads are non-refundable.

Your friends and family will undoubtedly be very impressed by your finished creation. Be prepared for adulation - and possibly a little envy too. (You deserve it!)

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    Gild the Lily Embroidery PDF Download

    $10.00