Hand stitched printed table covers always look lovely on your dining table.
Here's a tip to make the reverse look a little tidier. When working stem stitch the reverse becomes a series of running stitches. Before finishing off the thread, turn the embroidery over and whip the row of stitches, using a blunt needle if you prefer. (see whipped stem stitch) whipped stem stitch
The underside of the work will never look as neat as the front but I've often been complemented on how neat the reverse looks, so the little extra effort is worth the trouble. The left hand side of the picture is the top, the right hand side is the underneath.
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