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Celtic Stems


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Twelve floral designs with stems featuring a Celtic twist This design is closest to my heart, because it became my first pattern. I can still recall clearly studying, adapting and sketching the dozens and dozens of Celtic spirals and patterns that would eventually become the 12 floral elements that make up this designs. This is a 15-page digital pattern in PDF format. The pattern includes: Fabric, thread and bead requirements : The fabrics, threads and beads needed to stitch this design. Transfer instructions : Various options for transferring the design on to fabric. Illustrated embroidery instructions : The stitches, threads and beads to use are given, as well as any additional instructions needed to complete the embroidery. Full-size design : The design is given at actual size (100%) for easy home printing. The embroidered design measures 23x8" (58x20cm). Reversed design : The design is also given in reverse, should you want to use the iron-on transfer method, and includes a transfer test design. Templates : Templates for the appliqu are given at full size, as well as in reverse for fusible webbing (appliqu paper) Printing : The PDF document is set up to fit on A4 or US letter sized paper when printed on a home printer. Tips : Tips scattered here and there in the pattern help make the most of your embroidery. (c) 2013 Please be aware that I, Kelly Fletcher, retain the copyright for this design, which is for personal use only. By buying this pattern, you are agreeing not to forward, upload, duplicate, pass on or sell the design, instructions, pattern or finished item. If you'd like to use this pattern for your embroidery guild/group, please get in touch with me on to arrange a group rate. Thanks for respecting the hard work that goes into creating my designs.

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Kelly Fletcher Needlework Design
Kelly Fletcher Needlework Design
I quickly ran out of projects to stitch when I first started embroidering and began coming up with my own more modern designs, using the skills I'd picked up working in the media industry. It was a small leap from there to making these designs available to others. I launched my website and first online pattern shop in 2009 while living in London, UK. But I now work from home in Johannesburg, coming up with fresh, contemporary designs that use a variety of surface embroidery stitches.