Machine Embroidery Design Vintage ornate border

Roses have been leaving their exquisite essence of romance and beauty through ages on end. This delicate flower conquered kings and queens, making them stop wars and make it their emblem. Its enchanting image is mentioned both in factual documents bestowing upon it magical powers. Greatest of poets were inspired by loveliness of this flower’s curves and abundance of its raiment. Idolized by artists, roses were depicted in innumerous paintings. Certainly, this charming flower, cherished by all, could not fail to inspire artisans of embroidery art.

Machine Embroidery Design Vintage ornate border is a refined threadwork serenade to delicateness of silky petals and pointy leaves of this regally garbed flower.

Sophistication of the meandering fronds and miniature florets raise the whole ornament above the surface of the fabric, making them float as if held by the ethereal aroma of the flowers. Vintage aura of this enamoring design, radiated by its mille-fleur pattern, brings up a fairytale image of a beautiful maiden, embroidering delectably intertwined motives on her wedding veil. Venerable art of detailed embellishment found its modern realization in this romantic vintage embroidery.

Courtesy of cutting edge technology, such classic beauty could adorn linen and napery, gracing them with noble touch. Nature’s compensation for the size of flower heads was affluence of efflorescence during the blooming season. An astute eye of the embroidery creator portrays this virtue of the plant with great mastery.

Machine Embroidery Design Vintage ornate border


Size: 73.6×86.8 mm (2.90×3.42 “), Stitches: 9703
Formats: .dst, .jef, .pec, .vip, .hus, .pes, .exp, .sew, .dat, .vp3, art, xxx

That is why as an ongoing edging motive this floral design shines to its best. Three hearts unite the inner motive, disguised by floriated open-work. Two roses with petals of moderate plentitude look at each other from the arching cheeks of the upper heart. A bigger heart has a larger flower in its center.

Its petals are bolder and more open, matching the size of its host. Lace of whimsical tendrils and leaves is more elaborate on its frame, forgetting in its glorious dance to reveal the finishing point of the heart, which remains buried in vernal rampage. This romantic symbolism is so characteristic of the vintage style, acknowledging the virtue of floral lacework gracing interior decoration.

Single color of the embroidery design is intended to reveal the vaporous character of its beauty. Accomplished in same with the fabric color to achieve lace effect, or in tones which stand out from the backdrop to highlight the detailed work, this embroidery will stun with its elegance either way.


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Author: Ludmila Konovalova

My name is Lyudmila Konovalova, and I lead Royal Present Embroidery. Embroidery for me is more than a profession; it is a legacy of my Ukrainian and Bulgarian heritage, where every woman in my family was a virtuoso in cross-stitch and smooth stitching. This art, passed down through generations, is part of my soul and a symbol of national pride.

Date: 29.04.2016