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Pomegranate Collection patterns are designs which I have not stitched a sample yet for the cover image, but I just couldn't wait to share this design! So, these are less expensive and only available as downloads (not kits or patterns). If you stitch a Pomegranate Collection pattern and submit it for photography, you'll receive a $50 Avlea website credit (and you get your embroidery back, too!). 


Ornate, stylized flowers are interlaced with a leafy diagonal border to create a stunning design in the style of cushion cover borders found in the Cyclades islands in the Mediterranean Sea. These types of embroidered cushions were a means of displaying a family’s wealth and were stacked together so the borders could be seen to best advantage.

Worked in a muted color palette in place of the original bright hues, this design would make a lovely cushion cover or table mat.


Finished size (exclusive of finishing): 18.25 x 18.25 inches

Stitch count: 273 x 273 sts/22870 total sts


You Will Need:

One 24x24” piece of 30 count counted thread fabric

DMC Floss:

72 yds 931 antique blue medium

49 yds 3012 soft olive green

7 yds 21 light alizarin

5 yds 676 old gold light

Anafi Floral Border download


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