Life Cycle of the Swallowtail Butterfly - i100 Kit

by Jane Nicholas

Beautiful stumpwork study depicting the fascinating life cycle of a butterfly.


This beautiful stumpwork study depicts the complete life cycle from tiny golden egg to the splendid yellow, black, blue and red butterfly with its distinctive swallowtail hind wings.

Worked onto ivory satin with silk, viscose, metallic and cotton threads, beads and delicate wires, each stage is depicted on the leaves and stems of milk parsley, its chosen food source and habitat.

Instructions Purchased Separately

The instructions for this product are available within 'Inspirations Issue 100' and are not included with this product.

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Additional Information

  • Product Type
  • Designer
    Jane Nicholas
  • Technique
  • Project Type
    Framed Embroidery
  • Publication
  • Issue Number
  • Finished Project Measures
    18cm x 11cm wide (7 1/8" x 4 3/8")

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