I’ve been visiting my grandparents, so I have photos of more treasures to show you! My great-great-great-grandmother made this hardanger table runner in 1910. It’s a hundred years old! Here it is lying flat:
I couldn’t get the camera to focus well on the entire runner, so here are a couple of closeup photos where you can see the design.
And finally, here is a closeup shot where the stitching is visible:
You can find more resources for hardanger embroidery (tutorials, free designs,and kits) in previous posts in my hardanger embroidery category.