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Blackwork  :  Snowflake Christmas Tree



12.21.18

This Christmas Tree pattern was inspired by a BLACKWORK project originally made by my mother.  She recieved an interesting Christmas card one year, and thought it would make a great BLACKWORK wall-hanging.  The front of the card was a pretty pale blue color and featured several "loops" of white snowflakes in the shape of a xmas tree.  I loved the concept and wanted to help mom get started, so...

Using the Christmas card as a guide,
I drew a single line which simply followed the flow of the snowflakes.  Mom printed the page and used it as a reference, marking her fabric with a washable blue quilting pen.  With a few blackwork snowflakes found free on the internet, along with a few from patterns she had purchased, mom BLACKWORKED snowflakes along the entire length of the loopy line.

Of course her finished blackwork project turned out awesome, as you can see in this photo.  I loved it so much I decided to make my own pattern, the results of which is now available on Etsy and comes with two versions:  
Snowflake Xmas Tree Pattern.

This pattern provides two versions of the tree for you to choose from. One is more of a single line of snowflakes, while the other is more full of snowflakes. Hope you guys like it.