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In 2005, I was approached by Traquair House to create a collection of tapestry kneelers. My brief was to look around the House and choose images and embroidery to inspire new designs.

The Spotted Dog design was inspired by the wall murals depicting a hunt at Traquair House. This design is one of a set of three, which also includes a Camel and an Eagle.

The complete Traquair House Chapel Needlework Collection is on view in the chapel and was embroidered by community stitchers to celebrate the 900th anniversary of Traquair House.

The design is sewn dramatically in rich colours on a dark background and would be enjoyed by the novice and experienced stitcher. Sewn using Victorian cross stitch, no need for a frame.

Anchor Tapestry wool

Size 18 tapestry needles

Zweigart 10 hpi Interlock canvas

Full colour and symbol chart

Colour symbol palette


Gift bag packaging

Size: 11" X 14"

Animal Fayre Designs Design Charts are subject to copyright and can not be copied and resold. They are for personal use only.

Spotted Dog Tapestry cushion Kit, Charted Needlepoint Animal Fayre Designs


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