Silk Shading Rainbow Bee Eaters


Learn the delicate art of silk shading to create this beautiful and colourful design Rainbow Bee Eaters In The Mulla Mulla. Based on the original watercolour painting by Perth artist Tom Montgomery, the stitching is used to build up the texture and shading of these characterful birds.

this embroidery kit will introduce you to split stitch, satin stitch and long and short stitch, as well as providing guidance and instruction on stitch direction and angle, order of working and colour placement and blending, all of which are essential when building up shading and texture in a piece of silk shading.

This kit includes all of the threads, fabrics, materials and needles required to complete this beautiful hand embroidery design and the clear instruction booklet with step by step photographs will guide you easily through your project.

The Bee Eaters painting has been printed onto high quality cotton calico ready to be inserted straight into an embroidery hoop or frame for stitching.

Materials included in the kit: cotton calico printed with the background design, stranded cotton threads and embroidery needles. 

Difficulty level: intermediate

Design dimensions: 34cm x 24cm

Additional equipment required: 8 or 10 inch ring frame or embroidery hoop and embroidery scissors.