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Green Apples Table Cloth

Added Jun 12, 2008

by kasia26

Brooklyn, New Yo...






Large old fashion, country style tablecloth with green apple embroidery is hand made using reverse stitch technique from “Alabama Stitch Book”. The top layer is linen: ivory with pink, orange and green stripes. Underneath each motif there is a green cotton jersey panel that was hand stitched to the top layer with red cotton yarn. Each apple branch was hand stenciled using hand made stencils and red fabric paint. The embroidery runs along both long sides of the cloth.

Green Apples Tablecloth is for sale in my Etsy Koti Koti store: www.koti.etsy.com





Alabama Stitch Book

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    Feb 24, 2010, 03.26 AMby sassycrafter

    Lovely! I’m curious — how did you prevent the linen from fraying? I know Natalie uses strictly jersey because it won’t unravel.

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      Feb 24, 2010, 05.21 AMby kasia26

      the fabric paint keeps it from fraying nicely, but I didn’t wash it yet. I hope it will stay same if I’m very gentle.

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    Jun 21, 2008, 11.50 PMby marcy harriell | oonaballoona

    so cheery! one day, when i grow up, i aspire to have a table big (and beautiful) enough for such a pretty adornment…

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    Jun 14, 2008, 03.35 PMby mirela


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    Jun 13, 2008, 06.21 AMby evulekotule

    It is so beautiful.

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    Jun 13, 2008, 05.14 AMby polychromatin

    So nice!

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    Jun 12, 2008, 10.35 PMby missb-1

    Wow, amazing! This must’ve been a lot of work.

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    Jun 12, 2008, 11.15 AMby maldrich

    This is fantastic! I just finished an Alabama stitch corset top and I love it. Was contemplating making a tablecloth myself and this is such great motivation!

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