“Faux-bergé” Rose Trellis Egg

One-Day Class - Friday

Teacher: Michele Roberts

Technique: Needlepoint, Surface Embroidery and Beading

Level: Intermediate

Size: 4 1/2" x 3 1/2" x 1/4"

Cost: $80

This glittering needlepoint ornament, inspired by a Fabergé Imperial Romanov Easter egg, uses several luxury materials for its effect: crystal, gold, beads, wire, and sparkling ribbons. The background is a simple Bargello pattern worked with Neon Rays Plus rayon/metallic ribbon. The trellis is made of interwoven gold wire embellishment braid. The roses and vines are stitched and heavily encrusted with Swarovski aurora borealis flowers, Czech aurora borealis pressed glass leaves, and gold-plated Delica beads.


  • Bargello background, about 6–8 hours

Kit Includes:

  • 18-count white canvas: 8" x 10"

  • Neon Rays Plus rayon/metallic ribbons

  • Gold wired embellishment braid

  • Swarovski foil-backed rose aurora borealis crystals

  • Czech aurora borealis pressed glass leaves

  • Delica beads - 24-carat gold-plated

  • Beading thread

  • Beeswax

  • Wardrobe of needles

  • Bound color book

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