Our Mermaid Song cross stitch pattern was inspired by the 1900 painting A Mermaid by British artist John William Waterhouse. It’s a literary painting based on a poem by Alfred, Lord Tennyson.
We think you’ll adore unleashing your inner mermaid with this gorgeous vintage design. It will look amazing in your home, office, or studio.
This cross stitch project is quite large and measures almost 80cm across the longest edge. You’ll need 89 different DMC colours to recreate the texture of the mermaid’s hair, her silver tail and alluring facial expression. The finished design is sure to become the signature piece of your home decor.
John William Waterhouse was a famous English artist who lived between 1849 and 1917. His literary and mythological paintings are incredibly lifelike and make gorgeous cross stitch projects. If you love our Mermaid Song cross stitch, check out more cross stitch patterns inspired by John William Waterhouse here in the store.