Holly Branch Design to Embroider
This Holly branch design was published in 1881 by Harper’s Bazaar. It can be reduced or enlarged easily with any graphic program to make it suitable for about any kind of project.
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This design is suitable for bureau scarfs, tidies, and any small piece of work. The dark glossy green leaves of the holly, tipped with a somber yellow, and the bright red berries make a very effective decoration, which is particularly well suited for articles designed for Christmas gifts.
The leaves can be worked in outline or solid embroidery, according to taste; the berries worked in solid in the satin stitch, wit a small dot of black.
To arrange a pongee tidy, one yard long, with th vine of holly on one end and a few smalls prays above, commenced, with silk to finish, costs $3.75 at the Society of Decorative Art.______________Return to top of Holly Branch Design page.Return to Special Design page.Return to Victorian Christmas page.Return to Home page.