A Plum Arch Wedding card to make a Wedding Day gift.
The arched window of the card provides a frame for the detailed floral border in plum and amethyst with highlights of turquoise. The names and date are added in bronze from the alphabet provided.
The design also has golden wedding bells and gold wedding rings.
Plum Arch Wedding card kit specifications:-
The Plum Arch Wedding card cross stitch kit has only the best quality materials ~ Zweigart fabric, DMC thread, metallic threads, envelope, needle. The pack has full instructions with cross stitch basics and tips for fine stitching
A full alphabet is provided for the names and date
The clear colour chart has both symbols and coloured squares and so it is beautifully easy to read
Stitches – Whole cross stitch, backstitch, french knots
Ability – For stitchers with some experience
Fabric – 16 white aida
Card Size – 15.5 x 11 cms (6 x 4.25″)
Aperture – 11 x 7 cms (4.25 x 2.75″)
Item no – DT-CR65
This Plum Arch Wedding card is an addition to the Decorative Textiles collection.
Decorative Textiles is now part of Lifetime Samplers
The range has a wide choice of wedding cross stitch cards and samplers.
Wedding Day Traditions
Wedding traditions and customs vary greatly between countries, cultures and religions.
Hindu tradition regards rain on your wedding day as good luck.
Middle Eastern brides paint henna on their hands and feet to protect themselves from the evil eye.
For good luck, Egyptian women pinch the bride on her wedding day.
In UK newlyweds showered with rice would never go hungry.
Rice paper confetti has become the modern day replacement for rice.
Couples in the Czech Republic are showered with peas.
A Swedish bride puts a silver coin from her father and a gold coin from her mother in each shoe.
This is to ensure that she will always have sufficient wealth.