Digital Pattern

Papilio Zalmoxis - i122 Digital

by Martina Frank

Three-dimensional swallowtail butterfly with stitching that cleverly depicts the gleaming wings.

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Shimmering wings of turquoise, seafoam and meadow green make the giant blue swallowtail (papilio zalmoxis) a magnificent addition to the butterfly family.

Found in tropical environments, this superb creature is the second largest African swallowtail with a wingspan of between 12cm–16cm (4 ¾"–6 ¼").

Stitched with more than thirty shades of lustrous silk, this spectacular, life-size recreation would make a stunning brooch or could be framed in the style of an insect specimen box.

About this Digital Pattern File

This product is a digital PDF file for you to save and print at home and, as a digital product, it is non-refundable. It does not include any materials or kit. Included are comprehensive instructions to create the project along with detailed step-by-step illustrations/photographs, a full list of threads and materials required, pattern sheet plus any relevant hints, tips and tricks.

Printing this Digital Pattern

To print the full-size pattern sheet you may need to select "tiling" as the print method. This will print in sections over multiple pages which you then stick together to form the full-size pattern sheet.

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Additional Information

  • Product Type
  • Designer
    Martina Frank
  • Technique
    Three-dimensional Embroidery
  • Project Type
    Brooch, Ornament
  • Publication
  • Issue Number
  • Pattern Pages
  • File Size
  • Finished Project Measures
    9.5cm x 14cm wide (3 3/4" x 5 1/2")

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