Ancient Egyptian Goddesses in Beaded Elegance

Isis and Hathor, two of the most popular Ancient Egyptian Goddesses!

These two Goddesses were a joy to design and stitch! In addition to the many colors of embroidery floss, I used a lot of Mill Hill Seed Beads and two colors of Kreinik blending filament in each design to add a really nice texture to the finished product. Of course, you can stitch without the beads using the Bead to DMC color conversion chart.  But if you choose to stitch them in their full glory with the beads, I can assure you it will be quite worth the effort!


Hathor, Lady of Turquoise

Hathor, Lady of Turquoise

Lady of Turquoise, Mistress of the West, Goddess of Joy, Queen of the Dance, Lady of the Sycamore, and the Golden One!

I designed her dress with blue seed beads, inspired by the Ancient Egyptian beaded dresses!

The symbol next to her head reads “Hathor” in Ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphs.

Stitch count: 127 x 245
Fabric: 28 count Hand Dyed Lt. Terra Cotta Linen available from Wichelt Imports
Materials: Embroidery Floss, Kreinik Blending Filament and Mill Hill Beads


Isis, Lady of Life & Heaven

One of the oldest known Goddesses!

Lady of Life & Heaven, Goddess of Fertility, Goddess of Nature, Mistress of Magic were among the many of her titles.

The group of three symbols on the right is her name in Ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphs. Her name is sometimes pronounced as Aset (Isis is the Greek version of her name)

Stitch count: 251 x 110
Fabric: 28 count “Sandstone” 100% Linen available from Wichelt Imports
Materials: Embroidery Floss, Kreinik Blending Filament, Mill Hill Beads

As always, I am happy to answer any questions you may have about these designs, or help you find the Charts and/or the supplies.

Happy Stitching!


About TG & D

Computer Scientist, Needlework and Beadwork Designer at Turquoise Graphics & Designs.
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