Machine Embroidery Design Russian Folk Khokhloma style

The Machine Embroidery Design Russian Folk Khokhloma style is very convenient in work. First, the beauty of the ornament is rendered in two colours that facilitates a choice of thread and fabric. Secondly, it is a very universal design which can be applied as a border or as a separate element. Gold in combination with black threads are always elegantly look on a fabric. Despite a figurative presentation of contours of fruit and leaves (without their traditional colours), they are perfectly seen. At the same time, it gives the chance to use a pattern in any surrounding.

National motives were always fashionable for designs of clothes and interiors. The style Khokhloma appeared in Russia in the 17th century. Initially it was amazingly bright painting on a black background. Traditional elements of it were berries of a mountain ash, a wild strawberry, leaves, flowers. Also, some birds, fishes and animals were on the patterns. In the beginning they decorated the kitchen ware with such painting. Therefore, such embroidery is the most suitable for kitchen and table textiles. Especially, if your dining room or kitchen are executed in a country or a retro styles. This embroidery will be pleasant also to those who collect Khokhloma painting items or hand-made articles from straws.

Machine Embroidery Design Russian Folk Khokhloma style


Size: 121.9×131.4 mm (4.80×5.17 “), Stitches: 25151
Size: 122.1×259.4 mm (4.81×10.21 “), Stitches: 50336
Formats: .dst, .jef, .pec, .vip, .hus, .pes, .exp, .sew, .dat, art, vp3

The Machine Embroidery Design Russian Folk Khokhloma style can find its reflection in any of rooms. Table cloths and napkins, refined curtains and cushions with the gold border will become pride of the hostess. The elegant and picturesque ornament will connect all room in a uniform style. The most suitable tone of a basis for executing this design is black. But, it is possible to consider the embroidery as a pattern, without adhering to canons of traditional colours. It will perfectly look on any background. Even the clothes with such embroidered border will get chic. Women’s and girl’s skirts, dresses, blouses with it will be easily combined with additional accessories of clothes.

Besides, such border will be interesting also to those who create interiors of restaurants, hotels and offices. Refined addition for office textiles will become a real highlight of the room. The drawing can be placed horizontally and vertically. It will transfer authenticity of an institution, keeping its elegance. Besides, gold and black colors always give special style to an interior. They are perfectly combined with all other shades.

You may also like


Applique Machine Embroidery Design Yellow duck in Khokhloma style - 3 sizes

Applique Machine Embroidery Design Yellow duck in Khokhloma style – 3 sizes


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: 25.10.2017