Punk project challenge (week two, since I have effectively overslept the previous one) is to make a project using my favorite colors. And for me nothing represents my favorite color – blue – than the beautiful Mediterranean doors, deep blue on perfectly white walls. So today I made a big pattern using three images of such doors.
The pattern, as usual, is completely free to download (look for the link below the image).
Three blue doors cross stitch patterns
Pattern size: 327 x 136 stitches, 27 colors (approx. 46 x 19 cm on #18 canvas)
Uses: cross stitches, back stitches.
There’s something magical about doors, as if sometimes a door is a gate to another world or dimension. The most beautiful doors that I’ve seen so far were in Tunisia and in Ireland. Tunisian doors are usually deep blue in color and covered with ornaments or carvings, while Irish doors like to be on the bright side and make an amazing contrast to green-and-gray reality around them.
Anyway, today’s chart is yet another door, straight from the Italian province of Tuscany (the one with great olive oil and even better wine). The door itself may be quite common, but I love the flowers around in and lots of different greens in the overall picture.
A Door in Tuscany cross stitch chart
Stitch count: 109 x 109 stitches, 23 colors