Paper snakes are a favorite Christmas decoration in Denmark. We know them as “musetrapper” (mouse stairs).
Napkin (21½ x 21½ cm): Embroidered with contour stitches on 8 thread linen canvas using one thread in the needle.
Bookmark (26 x 5 cm): Embroidered with cross stitches and back stitches on 8 thread linen canvas using one thread in the needle.
I have used flora-cotton, but any yarn and color can be used.
Abstract free hand drawings, shapes this pattern.
It can be repeated four times, to create a pattern surface.
Embroidered by using both whole and half stiches, thereby creating two nuances, despite just using the one color.
The 10 outer rows of the tablecloth pattern, is embroidered on the napkin.
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This design was made from the pink, fluffy packaging from a box of chocolates. It was cut into leaves by eye.
Finished size about 33 x 46 cm. Linen 8 threads pr. cm.
Christmas is approaching, and it is time for this years angel.
The napkin is stitched onto a seven threads per centimetre linen, approx. 20 x 20 centimetre.
The small ornament is stitched onto linen (10 threads per centimetre), diameter approx. 8 centimetre.