This very special design is the first heirloom I embroidered for my granddaughter, Myriam. I saw the original motif on an embroidered cushion cover made in the Cyclades Islands in the 1700s and I fell in love with its fresh and cheery flowers and vines. Once I added corner motifs, it looked like a lovely fenced garden. I kept the original soft colorway of yellow and green which is rather unique among Greek island embroideries and when worked on ivory linen, it makes for a stunning heirloom!
Finished size on 30 count: 20”x20” (actual area of embroidery 18x18”)
Stitch count: 270 x 270 sts/21752 sts
My high quality kits come with everything you need to make the embroidery in the photos--30 ct Legacy Dower Linen in Coconut Macaroon, DMC floss, full color SOC (symbol-on-chart) pattern with both a close up and a full size schematic so you know how many repeats to work, 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!
Please note: Due to the discontinuation of Legacy Dower Linen 30 ct Coconut Macaroon, I have only a few kits left with the Legacy Dower Linen shown in the photos. This is a premium-grade linen that has an excellent hand and longevity as it is designed for heirloom pieces such as this design.