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In Mediterranean embroidery, borders are used in many ways: sometimes worked in a square for cushion covers or table mats, as a rectangle for table runners, or in parallel rows to create a vertical effect. This pattern includes a trio of borders—a traditional border of little churches and cypress trees along with a geometric border and a sweet floral border—all worked in a complimentary color scheme. They can be used as shown to make a modern cushion cover or table square with a boho vibe, or each border can be used individually for the project of your choice—on the ends of a simple table runner, as a delightful pillow cover, or on the hem of a child’s garment.


Please note: The supply quantities provided on the pattern are for working the full triple border square cushion cover or mat as shown.


173x173 sts/12648 sts (when worked as triple border cushion/mat)

Actual size of embroidery 13.5 x 13.5” (suitable for 15x15 inch cushion or table square)


This is also available as a paper pattern or kit on the Cross Stitch page.

Little Churches Download Pattern

SKU: 502902

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