Ornate meander-style borders are found throughout Mediterranean art and textiles, from carvings on columns to decorative painting on vases to elaborately embroidered bands on cushions and garments. This arresting border features slanted scrolls outlined with a delicate floral motif and then positioned in double bands for a unique and striking effect. Worked in a single color of floss, it is an easy design to adapt to your desired length and colorway, as you simply work the design either shorter or longer and use the floss color of your choice.


Finished size (exclusive of hemming): 6 x 14.5”

Stitch count: 91 x 217/6352 sts


You Will Need:

30 count fabric—one piece 14 x 20” (photos show Mikini 30 ct white)


DMC Floss:

36 yds 931 antique blue medium (or color of your choice)


The kit includes Mikini 30 ct white, DMC Floss, pattern, and a John James size 24 tapestry needle.


Sample kindly stitched by Stella!

Galatian Meander

    Ancient beauty for the modern world
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