This design was inspired by the topographical drawings from “The Voyages of Discovery”. The plant is ARGEMONE MEXICANA. These two species of beetle are the long-horned beetle, CALLIPOGON CINNAMONEUS and its fleshy larva in the centre of the plant and the large brown beetle, flying beetle and small larva, TAENIOTES FARINOSUS. Enjoy free-style embroidery, exploring the potential of creative threads in different textures. The finished piece is approximately 50cm x 60cm.
The digital pattern includes a detailed colour picture, instructions, techniques, stitch glossary and suggested materials required list, in order to complete this design.