Machine Embroidery Design Peonies. A large opened bud surrounded by green leaves will look fantastic both on lady’s wear, and on various home textiles.
PEONIES are known to people since ancient times, although in those days they were widespread mainly in the East. The center of cultivation of the plant was China, which greatly contributed to the Buddhist monks. To this day the people of China have deep reverence for these flowers as the embodiment of wealth and prosperity, and frequently use such image in decor. In the early twentieth century, the peony was even chosen to be one of the national symbols of the country.
Back in the old days people discovered the healing properties of the peony and began to grow it for medical purposes. The ancient Greeks believed that it could cure 20 diseases. No wonder the flower was named in honor of the God Paeon, considered the main healer in Greek mythology. Its Japanese name literally translates as “foreign medicine”. In Europe, the peony was also introduced as a cure, a remedy for epilepsy in particular. Later, the Europeans appreciate the decorative value of the plant. Recognizing its inflorescence the main rival of the rose in beauty and splendor.
Machine Embroidery Design Peonies
Size: 190.0×167.7 mm (7.48×6.60 “), Stitches: 34886
Formats: .dst, .jef, .pec, .vip, .hus, .pes, .sew, .exp, .dat, vp3, xxx
Large and fluffy peony blossoms adorn many gardens and fill them with their gentle aroma. They can’t last long in a vase, probably that is why they are rare in bouquets. However, flower growers can’t deny the pleasure to grow up entire beds or rows of PEONIES, because on the bush they are able to maintain a fresh appearance for a long time. No wonder in China the peony is often called “the flower of twenty days” as its blooming period lasts for about three weeks. What is more, at the same time the bush may dissolve a few dozen buds.
The people’s love of peonies originated many centuries ago, but even now they win hearts and gain new admirers. If you want to decorate your home with these gorgeous flowers, machine embroidery, made according to the Machine Embroidery Design Peonies, may be a good replacement to a live bouquet, and will last a lot longer.