This heavenly Helleborus flower, sometimes  known as Lenten rose, is a beautiful study in botanical needlepainting embroidery. This project focuses on more advanced shading and how to create a realistic effect by adding small details,
outlines and texture. 

PDF pattern for instant download, no shipping required.  You are buying a digital file to download, save and view/print at home.

Skill level:  Intermediate.  Some previous experience of Needlepainting required.

Project Size:  Size - 7,5 x 10cm (2,95 x 3,95 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

Purchase an iron on transfer for this pattern.

Adobe Acrobat Reader is required to preview and store this pattern. 


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.


Customer Reviews

Based on 3 reviews
Christa Miller

This is a great pattern. I’ve learned so much from these books and the pattens I’ve purchased. Each project I get better and my work looks better. I’m loving my books especially the newest one just fabulous for any level stitching u can grown and learn with all her books and pattens the instructions are remarkable and in my opinion the best there is to offer


I particularly appreciate your works and I have great pleasure in embroidering them. They are beautiful and the pdfs are very well done. I am currently making the hellebore but I am making the 8th embroidery model. There is no equivalent in France Congratulation

robillard annie

very good step by step: a diagram of the color zones in the petals would help a beginner like me.thank you.