– NEW Design of the Month March 2014

Design of the Month at 20% off Retail
MARCH 2014

bal-st-04 with blues 280Balouch Stripe, while based on an original rug pattern from the 11th or 12th Century, can be both contemporary and traditional. By changing the colors and depending on the setting and companion pillows, a whole range of design possibilities exist. For the first time, I am making companion pillows available at the same discount of 20% off Retail. The blues shown above speak to me of “summer” and magazines are currently showing blue and white, an ever popular combination.The webpage shows at least 12 companion pillows in the same blues.

bal-st-01 with jewel 280The beauty of our Balouch Stripe pattern is that it blends so well with a large number of other patterns in the cross-point™ collection. Please visit the cross-point™ website to see more examples on the pattern page. In the photo above, #BAL-ST-01 is shown with jewel color related Morocco Stripe #MORST-03 in the foreground, Pisac #PISA-02 at right, Log Cabin #LOG-03 in the background.Other companion pillows are Chevron #CHE-03, Nilos #NIL-01, and, our most popular pattern – especially for beginners – Berber Stripe #BEBP-03.
Balouch Stripe in one pillow sizes is available in six color choices, from pastels to primary.

bal-st-05, ana-05,bal-02 280#BAL-ST-05 in soft grayed greens, shown above with companion pillows Balouch #BAL-02 and ANATOLIA #ANA-05, could fit into a number of interiors shown currently in the March issue of ELLE DECOR and the March/April issue of VERANDA magazines. The same is applicable to #BAL-ST-06 (shown below) in gentle sea spray colors which also has at least 7 companion pillows in the same colors listed on the website Pattern Page.bal-st-06Two more colorways in strong primary colors and vivid contemporary colors are shown below, #BAL-ST-02 at left, and, #BAL-ST-03 at right. #BAL-ST-02 contains the current PANTONE color recommendation for spring 2013. PANTONE, as you may know, is considered the color authority for the fashion industry:

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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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