Cross stitch pattern chart: animals from the Bayeux embroidery

Cross stitch kit: animals from the Bayeux embroidery

40,00 €



Bayeux animals cross stitch kit

This cross stitch complete kit comes from the large pattern chart created by Frédérique Crestin-Billet evoking the Bayeux Tapestry. 

On both the bottom and top of the Bayeux Tapestry are found borders, sometimes interrupted by the central scenes. Domestic and fantastic animals, sketches and various symbols, sometimes these borders give an impression of being in coherence with the main scene, sometimes they represent a little tale or a fable which has nothing to do with it. This project was created by exploring this magnificent iconography. On the first line you will recognise agricultural scenes: ploughing, sowing and harrowing. The third and fifth lines represent hunting scenes while in the sixth line you will recognise the famous fable by Aesop, The Fox and the Crow.

Size of motif : 180 points 180 points.
If sewn on 12 count embroidery linen: 30cm x 30cm.

This kit contains:
- full-colour pattern chart is printed on a large 60cm x 29cm sheet of paper;
- one 40 x 40cm piece of sand coloured linen embroidery fabric;
- 10 Laine Saint-Pierre cards in following colours: 2 x 422, 450 and 648 - 1 x 762, 814, 845 and 930;
- a Sajou “Créé par moi” label (Made by me).

Presented in a lovely Sajou cardboard re-usable box.

The single embroidery pattern chart is also available here.

Bayeux Tapestry official website : click here

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