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Friday, 21 February 2014

The upper border of the Knox Family Sampler is finished


This took me quite a while, but here it is:


Not the best photo. I am still mourning the loss of my Nikon, and I am still learning to use my little camera.
This sampler is a little deceptive when you look at it. It is actually wider than it is long. I had to be careful with the linen when I started it.

Most of the border is done in cross stitch using two strands of DMC, except for the little tendrils that are done in a straight stitch using only one strand.



Next, I will do the inner border which is a gold line done in a straight stitch.

Will be back soon with an update.

3 comments:

Krista said...

Lovely floral border on this one. Looks great, Erica!

Bethany said...

You are doing wonderful. I can't wait to see this come to life.

Cindy L said...

Very pretty border!