Story of the Ponte Pietra design
Have you ever visited Verona? If the answer is no this design of Ponte Pietra will give you a view over the city of Verona and a glimpse of your next trip! And if you have already had the chance to walk the streets of Verona, this embroidery pattern will bring back fond memories of the city in northern Italy.
Also in very few stitches the landscape will be created on your fabric. It is one of the satisfaction of taking wide-angle views: the buildings are individually embroidered in a few stitches.
Finally you will enjoy hanging this embroidery which will complete your collection of your travels.
Below is a full process video of the Ponte Pietra design to give you more support and an invitation to the soothing experience of embroidering this pattern.
Embroidery stitches used in this pattern:
- Back stitch
- Satin stitch
- Split stitch
Materials you need to complete this embroidery design:
- 🖼️ Cotton canvas (or any non-stretch and non-transparent cotton fabric such as Duck canvas 7oz)
- 🖼️ Embroidery hoop of 15cm (6“)
- 🎨Embroidery needle (We love to use 1-5 Bohin France or DMC needles)
- 🧵 Embroidery floss (DMC colour codes are indicated on your pattern pdf)
- ✂️ Scissor
- 📝 Carbon paper for transfer (Alternatively solvy paper, iron-on pen or any other transfer method of your preference)
- 🖊️ Pointy ball point pen
- 📏 Optional: Small ruler
Here is an article with more information about the various materials that we use.
→ Included in your pattern pdf is a video tutorial on how to transfer our architectural hand embroidery designs with carbon paper.
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