Bridge in Venice ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น


This hand embroidery pattern of Bridge in Venice fits perfectly into a hoop of 15cm (6″) or larger. The pattern will be sent to your email as an instantly downloadable PDF immediately after purchase.

The pdf also includes

  • ๐ŸŽจ colour guide
  • ๐Ÿ”– stitch guide
  • ๐Ÿ“– general technique guide so that you can embroider the design with confidence.

Story of the Bridge in Venice design

This hand embroidery design of Bridge in Venice, is the dream for all Italy lovers. With each stitch it feels as if you get to travel to this idyllic location. Venice is situated on a group of 118 small islands, which are all linked by over 400 bridges. Due to all of the surrounding water, the idyllic town is severely threatened by the global warming. Thus, to be able to capture part of its beauty in an embroidered art work, is gift to treasure forever.

Hand embroidery designs of architecture and sceneries around us, can truly build connections between you and the site. Whether it is a place you’ve been or a place you dream to go, to turn the location into an embroidered art piece is incredible. This is only one of the reasons why we are so in love with this style of free hand embroidery. Additionally it’s also why we’ve dedicated our hand embroidery patterns to the beauty of our world.

Embroidery stitches used in this pattern:

  • Back stitch
  • Straigh stitch
  • French knot

You can learn how to embroider the above techniques in this article or via our free video stitch library Going Knots .

Materials you need to complete this embroidery design:

  • ๐Ÿ–ผ๏ธ Cotton canvas (or any non-stretch and non-transparent cotton fabric such as Duck canvas 7oz)
  • ๐Ÿ–ผ๏ธ Embroidery hoop of 15cm (6)
  • ๐ŸŽจEmbroidery needle (We love to use 1-5 Bohin France or DMC needles)
  • ๐Ÿงต Embroidery floss (DMC colour codes are indicated on your pattern pdf)
  • โœ‚๏ธ Scissor
  • ๐Ÿ“ Carbon paper for transfer (Alternatively solvy paper, iron-on pen or any other transfer method of your preference)
  • ๐Ÿ–Š๏ธ Pointy ball point pen
  • ๐Ÿ“ Optional: Small ruler

Here is an article with more information about the various materials that we use.


โ†’ Included in your pattern pdf is a video tutorial on how to transfer our architectural hand embroidery designs with carbon paper.

โ†’ Upon purchase you will also receive an invitation to our supportive Private Facebook community that is available only for stitchers of our designs and courses.

Learn more with online courses

Are you keen to dive deeper into the Architectural hand embroidery style?

Then youโ€™d want to have a look at our in depth Architectural hand embroidery and threadpainting courses on Charles and Elin Academy!

In addition to courses on Architectural designs we also offer other inspiring courses to support you on your exploration of modern hand embroidery.

Bridge in Venice
stitched by Beth Schmaltz
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