Stitch a slice of Tudor history with this mini cushion design of Catherine Parr, Henry VIII's sixth wife. Catherine Parr was the last woman to marry Henry VIII and the wedding took place in July 1543. Catherine outlived Henry VIII by one year. She had been married twice before, prior to marrying Henry, and married her fourth husband,Thomas Seymour (who was the brother of Henry's third wife Jane Seymour), six months after Henry's death.
This triptych design features a portrait of Catherine, set against a tapestry-style background, with a second panel of Catherine's badge (showing a crowned maiden's head rising from a Tudor Rose, as a symbol of youth, freshness and innocence) plus a third panel with her name and a mini Tudor Rose border.
This mini cushion cross stitch kit includes: 14HPI white aida fabric, ready-sorted DMC Stranded Cotton Threads on a numbered card sorter, needle, backing fabric, b&w symbol chart and instructions (cushion filler not included).
Design size: 6" x 7" (15.2cm x 17.8cm).
Only whole cross stitch is required with some backstitching needed for the finer details.