Ulysses Butterfly and Ixora - CE2 Kit

by Margaret Lee

Majestic Ulysses butterfly hovering above an ensemble of brightly-coloured flowers from the exotic Ixora plant.


Available on back-order


Stitched using 28 different shades of filament silks onto a piece of ivory silk taffeta fabric, the iconic Ulysses butterfly shimmers and glistens in the light hovering over the showy flower clusters of the Ixora plant.

Stitched predominantly using traditional Random Blending Stitch this design is based on an oil painting by Australian artist Adrian McGlusky.

SPECIAL NOTE | Instructions for this project are included in the book ‘The Art of Chinese Embroidery 2 | Intermediate Level’, however some prior knowledge is assumed based on techniques presented in ‘The Art of Chinese Embroidery 1 | Foundation Level’, therefore depending on your familiarity with Chinese Embroidery, both books may be required for reference.


All our kits include premium quality materials with everything sourced, inspected and cut to measure to enable your project to be as beautiful as the original featured in the magazine or book.

'Ulysses Butterfly and Ixora - CE2 Kit' includes the following contents:

  • Pre-printed fabric
  • Silk embroidery threads
  • Needles

Instructions Purchased Separately

The instructions for this product are available within 'The Art of Chinese Embroidery 2' and are not included with this product.

Purchase 'The Art of Chinese Embroidery 2' →

Shipping Time

Please allow 7-14 days for orders placed within Australia and 3-4 weeks for international deliveries. Orders containing a backorder item will be sent as soon as the backorder item is in stock.

Additional Information

  • Product Type
  • Designer
    Margaret Lee
  • Technique
    Random Stitch Embroidery
  • Project Type
    Framed Embroidery
  • Publication
    The Art of Chinese Embroidery 2 | Intermediate Level
  • Finished Project Measures
    15.5cm x 21cm wide (6 1/8" x 8 1/4")

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