Palm Cockatoo Cross Stitch Pattern

USD$8.13

How about cross stitching one of Australia’s most spectacular (but elusive) parrots? It’s the sleek, black feathered Palm Cockatoo.

This Palm Cockatoo was photographed in the wild in it’s natural habitat and is brought to you exclusively by Faunaverse Wildlife Books and Photography.

 

Description

This chart was inspired by a Faunaverse photograph of a Palm Cockatoo — taken in the wild tropical forests of Cape York, Australia.

Palm Cockatoos are native to New Guinea and the northern tip of Australia, sadly their numbers are in steep decline due to land clearing for mine sites, low reproductive rates, and native hunting practices in New Guinea.

Your purchase of this chart helps birds and animals all over Australia as the Faunaverse team continue their important field research and wildlife survey work — as well as running wildlife awareness programs in schools and community libraries.

The Project

Our awesome cross stitch recreates the bold plumage and dark colouring of a wild Palm Cockatoo. Using 16 different colours, you’ll capture the full texture and colour of the Palm Cockatoo’s incredible plumage.

We’ve removed the background for you, and suggest using natural or unbleached Aida cloth.

Palm Cockatoo Cross Stitch measures 45.2 x 67.9cm when stitched on 14 count Aida cloth and you’ll be completing 39,131 stitches.

PLEASE NOTE: your download pack contains an extra chart that has been specially formatted for Pattern Keeper App. We recommend using PK to manage your cross stitch projects.

The Artists

Faunaverse Wildlife is series of books created by field zoologist Alex Dudley and his wife Jane. Together Alex and Jane  explore Australia’s wild places — photographing vulnerable species, writing cool poems, and educating the wider community on wildlife conservation and better landcare practices.

Alex is also a working zoologist and fauna survey consultant to Australian government departments, while Jane is a musician and writer. Check out more Faunaverse charts exclusive to Cross Stitch Patterns Online.

SUPPORT AUSTRALIAN WILDLIFE PROTECTION: Alex and Jane Dudley of Faunaverse Wildlife have dedicated their lives to conservation, land restoration, and the protection of Australia’s vulnerable species. 50% of the purchase price of this chart goes directly to Faunaverse to help them continue their important work.

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14 count Aida cloth 39,131 stitches (45.2 x 67.9cm)

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