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Avlea Folk Embroidery

Ukrainian Crisscross Bitkit - Avlea Folk Embroidery - Cross Stitch Kit

Regular price $22.00 USD
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I was surprised and delighted to discover this wonderful example of traditional Ukrainian embroidery printed on a simple plastic shopping bag a friend of mine from Kiev sent me! Its humble origin  illustrates how deeply the art of embroidery permeates Ukrainian daily life. This BitKit is available in the traditional red and black colorway along with a blue and black variation for a fresh take on this beautiful design.

Stitch count: 57 x 91

Finished size: 5-1/2 x 6-3/4 including hem

Stitches: 2263

The kit version includes the pattern, Mikini 30 ct 100% cotton counted thread fabric, DMC Floss, and a John James size 24 tapestry needle. It is available in either the red/black or blue/black colorway.