Design of the Month September

Design of the Month – September 2013



If you subscribe to our Constant Contact email news, you are already aware that we brought back our popular SPECIAL OFFER – DESIGN OF THE MONTH. In March we featured ANATOLIA; in April MOROCCO STRIPE, and in May CELTIC KNOT; in June it was  GAME BOARD ; in July and August TULIP & TULIP BORDER. For September, we are offering our PISAC pattern at the 20% off Retail as our current DESIGN OF THE MONTH. On the cross-point online website, you will find a listing of companion pillows that are related in color and pattern.

pisa-01The Pisac pattern was inspired by a trip to Peru’s Sacred Valley. It was an amazing experience and one I will never forget. High above the valley and the town of Pisac are terraced agricultural beds as seen in this photo:

peru_terraced fieldsI don’t know if there is a connection to this “terrace” motif that occurs as a design again and again throughout Peru – in stone, in jewelry, and in woven textiles.  It reminded me of the eight pointed star that occurs in nearly all ancient cultures across the globe:

peru_onePISAC is available in three sizes and in 7 colorways (from bright to muted), as well as a repeat pattern by the square inch. Eminently suitable for upholstery, it would be stunning on a stool, ottoman or chair seat and back.  Please place orders directly from the web site pattern page for PISAC. There is also a short video on youtube previously included on our FACEBOOK page.

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About Sieglinde

Designer and owner of, my cross-stitch kit business. By profession I am a Landscape Architect near Asheville, NC. I currently have two wordpress blogs, one for and another I named Garden Threads (
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