PDF The Magnificient Tembo

Whitework with colour embroidery project ready for you to stitch.  Create your own beautiful piece of embroidery by following the simple, step by step instructions provided in this pattern. 

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The magnificent Tembo is a striking portrayal of an elephant in Whitework with colour embroidery, stitched in shades of grey, taupe, mustard and gold. Tembo is the Swahili and Bantu name for elephant. These gentle giants are among the most intelligent creatures on the planet but their lives are endangered due to the ivory trade. For every digital pattern sold we will be donating $1.00 from the proceeds to the Save the Elephants fund to help protect and make significant changes for African elephants.

Skill level:  Intermediate.  Some previous experience of Whitework with colour required.

Project Size:  14 x 19cm (5,5 x 7,5 inches)

 You will receive

  • 3 PDF Patterns:  The pattern, a copy of Embroidery Essentials and the Stitch Guide.
  • A full list of threads and materials required.
  • Clear tracing outline actual size.

You will need

  • Fabric
  • Thread
  • Needles
  • Hoop

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If you would like more information, on the technique, preparation and materials plus my own hints and tips, you can find a copy of my Handbook here.


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