SALE Kefalonia Carnations Cross Stitch Kit
Borders are seen in almost every type of Mediterranean folk embroidery, both as a way to frame a design, and sometimes as the design itself (as seen in cushion covers and table mats). This delightful sampler features a lovely carnation border set above ten traditional border patterns. Worked in six shades of reds and corals, you can easily substitute the color family of your choice (blues, greens, etc).
Finished size (exclusive of finishing) : 11 x 13.25 inches
Stitch count: 141 x 171 sts/8143 total sts
This high quality kit comes with everything you need to make the embroidery in the photos--26 count 100% cotton Traditional Groundcloth (imported from Greece), DMC floss, full color SOC (symbol-on-chart) pattern, along with a John James size 24 tapestry needle. The raw edges of the fabric are serged for your convenience, so you can start stitching as soon as you open the kit!
Designed + Produced in Salem, Oregon
* Woman Owned Business
From helping beginners get started on their embroidery journey to assisting experienced stitchers find new and exciting designs to challenge their skills, Avlea Folk Embroidery offers beautiful, historically inspired patterns and kits for cross stitch and embroidery as well as stitching support from how to videos and photos to helpful info about caring for textiles. Krista West, founder and designer, was a specialty tailor to Greek Orthodox churches in Greece. This is where she discovered Greek folk embroidery. For over a decade, Krista has been dazzled and delighted by the vast array of traditional folk embroidery, much of which is inspired by ancient Byzantine and Roman art and is seen virtually everywhere, from grand museums to tiny chapels to the humblest of homes.