The Aztec Owl is a colorful and intricate design inspired by the ancient Mesoamerican culture. The owl was a symbol of the underworld and the afterlife for the Aztecs, who believed that these nocturnal creatures guided the souls of the dead to their final destination. Chilli is the Aztec word for red. This cross-stitch pattern captures the beauty and symbolism of the Aztec owl in vibrant hues and geometric shapes.
Stitched area: 85 x 126 stitches (6⅛” x 9” for Aida 14 count fabric)
Number of thread colours: 9
Total number of stitches: 8541
Please note this listing is for a PDF Pattern. You will receive a 15-page ePattern in PDF format that includes comprehensive instructions, stitching grids in both colour and black & white, and loads of photographs showing the completed pattern. PDF format allows you to print and reprint the instructions whenever you need. The pattern is written in English. Stitching templates are included for both A4 and Letter size paper to suit your home printer.
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This product is a downloadable file only – no physical item is sent. The file will be immediately available for download once payment is confirmed.