Machine Embroidery Design Forest Kingfisher

The Machine Embroidery Design Forest Kingfisher is an amazing picture of a rare machine embroidery style. It is a real work of art and attracts attention at once. The presented in the design Kingfisher looks as alive. The smooth satin stitch embroidery style precisely transfers the plumage of the bird and reminds a hand embroidery. Thanks to long stitches, the bird looks convex and really attracting. It causes a desire to stroke it and talk to. First of all, we recommend such images of wildlife for relaxation places. It can be an office of the psychotherapist, doctor, a home office or a bedroom. Such pictures are especially good for nurseries.

The smooth satin Machine Embroidery Design Forest Kingfisher attracts not only with brightness of colours, but also with its meaning. With its external likeness to parrots and tropical birds, the halcyon has got the name a “bird of paradise”. The bright birdie became a symbol and a charm for many houses in Europe. For example, for Germans it is a symbol of wellbeing and wealth. Italians and the French hang up the bird of paradise image on a wall as a charm for the house. Besides, Kingfisher or a halcyon has one feature, peculiar only to this bird. Little body of the bright bird is always cold.

Machine Embroidery Design Forest Kingfisher


Size: 98.4×91.2 mm (3.87×3.59 “), Stitches: 9819
Formats: .dst, .jef, .pec, .vip, .hus, .pes, .exp, .sew, .dat, .vp3, art

Probably because of its habit to sit at cold water reservoirs for hours, looking out for food. That is why, the British lovingly call the halcyon – Kingfisher. Strangely enough, but halcyons live not only in cold countries. Many of their relatives live in Africa, the Southern Asia where the European halcyons annually fly away for winter.

Thus, embroidering the bird on house textiles, you have to be prepared with an interesting story about it. For children you can start an intriguing tale which the kid will develop by himself. Almost live birdie will surely draw attention of the child and raise a set of questions.

By the way, it is better to perform work on the house embroidery together with children. The process of machine embroidery will take about an hour, but it will require a thorough preparation. It is necessary to select and load your machine with 16 coloured threads, to find an embroidery basis. In certain cases you will need to sew or buy additional products. For example, when you make a pillow, a handbag, a cover or a wall panel. Pick up a proper frame if it is a wall picture.

We are sure that having done this work, you will surely want to repeat the process. Probably to present such charming bird to your friends or relatives. Or may be to begin a new interesting business: making and selling the embroidered pictures?

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Author: Ludmila Konovalova

My name is Lyudmila Konovalova, and I lead Royal Present Embroidery. Embroidery for me is more than a profession; it is a legacy of my Ukrainian and Bulgarian heritage, where every woman in my family was a virtuoso in cross-stitch and smooth stitching. This art, passed down through generations, is part of my soul and a symbol of national pride.

Date: 25.03.2015