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stylized sunflowers alternate with large Xs, motifs common in many Greek folk embroideries and would have most likely been used as a border for cushion covers. The color palette is fresh and vibrant and the outlining stitches worked in grey-brown provide intricacy and contrast.


Finished size: exclusive of finishing 4-1/4 x 8”

55x103 sts/2189 sts/504 backstitches


You Will Need:

One 10x12” piece of 26 ct counted thread fabric (photos show our Traditional Groundcloth)

5 yds 3787 brown grey dk

5 yds 676 old gold light

5 yds 21 light alizarin

5 yds 469 avocado green

5 yds 926 grey green med

Also available as kit or paper pattern

BitKit Athenian Sunflowers download

SKU: 201302

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