Runner stitched using cross- and back-stitches on linen, 10 threads/cm. Size approx. 28 x 102 cm.
The pattern was created from a black and white sketch, using a PC. Some of the initial sketch lines were edited a bit, to make them better suited for back-stitches. The light grey stitches help to make the pattern more clear, and the blue stitches gives the pattern form. The dark silver stitches are added along the edges for more detail.
Some years ago, our old oak tree was felled. I saved a few small pieces. They now form a pattern on this small tablecloth. The pattern is made with full and half cross stitches, back stitches and contour stitches on linen canvas. Finished size is approx. 27 x 27 cm. I am very happy about the result!
I love to use black thread. It makes the image very sharp and clear. I found this design of a “double Christmas tree” in my archives from 2007. It’s about time to get it out in the light! The finished size is approx. 24½ x 30 cm, stitched on linen, 12 threads pr. cm.
This Christmas tree carpet was designed in 1991. Originally, the pattern was hand drawn, and I’ve recently made a computerized version with all the little details (like the many needles). Size, approx. 142 x 142 cm. Stitched with woolen thread on hessian fabric using cross stitches, and long stitches for the needles.
Use this as a tablecloth or, as shown, a runner. Size approx. 124 x 75 cm. Stitched on linen (10 threads pr. cm.) with flora-cotton (1 thread), or DMC (two threads) using cross, back, contour, and quadratic stitches. Continue the pattern all the way to the edges of the linen.