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Hand embroider your very own snake! This beautiful Ouroboros design features a slithering snake and some bold, vibrant flowers.

 

This embroidery is a collab with the wonderful Misfit Makes who you should check out if you haven't already! This snakey design was originally an earring and I couldn't stop thinking about what a cool embroidery it would make - I was so psyched when Bex agreed to collab on a kit and workshop!

 

About Ouroboros: The ouroboros or uroboros is an ancient symbol depicting a serpent or dragon eating its own tail. The ouroboros entered Western tradition via ancient Egyptian iconography and the Greek magical tradition. It expresses the unity of all things, material and spiritual, which never disappear but perpetually change form in an eternal cycle of destruction and re-creation.


This kit is a great way to learn hand embroidery or brush up on your skills. It is quite detailed but uses just six different stitches and seven colours, so is actually more straight forward than it looks! It's a great mindful make, with lots of soothing repetition to get into the zone with.

 

The finished design measures 6 inches.

FULL EMBROIDERY KIT CONTENTS:
 

  • Cotton fabric pre-printed with embroidery pattern ready to stitch as photographed. Please note the ink is permanent and is designed to be fully covered with stitching.
  • 6" wooden Elbesee embroidery hoop made from FSC-certified beech
  • Heat erasable pen (if added on at checkout)
  • Embroidery needle
  • Embroidery threads 9 different colours. These are high-quality DMC threads. The kit includes enough thread to finish plus a little extra, as well as the colour codes for future use
  • Full instructions (written in English) including colour guide and stitch guide
  • Pattern to trace onto fabric if you want to make more of this design in the future
  • No plastic packaging!


You will just need some scissors - everything else is supplied!

Ouroboros Snake and Flowers Embroidery Kit

£25.00Price
  • You can now choose between ordering the full embroidery kit, the fabric panel only (this has the design printed on it ready to stitch over), or the fabric panel and a printed embroidery guide that will tell you what embroidery stitches and colours make up the design as it's seen in my photos.