Since last year’s Advent calendar for whitework was so very well received, I decided to again prepare new embroideries for the first twenty-four days of December. I asked my designer for matching designs, and she came up with gingerbread figures, nuts, and many other designs often associated with Christmastime, but this was not what I wanted. I had in mind nice little Schwalm-typical motifs suitable for creating an advent calendar. So she started anew, and the results exceeded my expectations. I liked the designs very much.
The designs do not share the same aspect ratio, but that should cause little concern.
One might choose to use them to work, for example, only small bags, ornaments, or some other item. To show the wide variety of possibilities,
I decided to make twenty-four different small pieces – presenting one every day, beginning on 01 December. Please look forward to them!
You will see that most of the projects and the motifs are appropriate for anytime of the year.
So, if you would like to work them yourself, I offer the different designs here. Included are twentyfour different designs and two variants as well as a pattern for a stocking.
All designs come in at least three different sizes – some for delicate work and the others for more comfortable embroidering.
Best of all I made a modular design system in which all the designs with a comfortable and matching size can be cut out as cards to be arranged into a design for an Advent calendar, a sampler, a long band, a two-row table runner, or …
Advent Calendar 2017
line drawings in several sizes each
8.08 MB file size
Of course it is also possible to get this publication as a printed booklet for the same price plus shipping charges. This option is not shown in my online shop, so please email firstname.lastname@example.org me with your request.