A vintage inspired cross stitch border with scalloped edge

cross stitch border with scalloped edge - Wooden Spice Rack 1

cross stitch border with scalloped edge - Wooden Spice Rack 2

cross stitch border with scalloped edge - candle

Stitched on 32 ct. raw linen using red (DMC 815 / Anchor 44) and white floss (DMC blanc / Anchor 2).
The cross stitch pattern is from the book Vintage cross stitch – Borders

vintage cross stitch borders by Ajisai - scalloped borders

The scalloped hem is worked in buttonhole stitch (also known as blanket stitch) using a sewing thread of the same colour as the fabric:

cross stitch border with scalloped edge - front and back

cross stitch border with scalloped edge - antique books

Buttonhole stitch from "L'arte di cucire e ricamare" ca.1870

Scalloped border from "Il ricamo" October 1914

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… From our Bookshelf …

Borders / Bordures / Bordi

Vintage Cross Stitch
BORDERS / BORDURES / BORDI

ISBN 9788875473167
EURO 24.OO

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