"Thanks to Jenny and Lorelei for their input on that wonderful border. I thought it might be button-holed over cast-on thread as in a hedebo border, but surely you might get the same effect by a cut-work method."
"I am recommending a lovely Italian blog by a woman named ClaudiaRita. She does an endless variety of needlework techniques, but also traditional pulled and drawn thread projects including drawn thread hem treatments, reticela and needlelace. The…"
"Linen in the US is very expensive and I have found a site in Germany that carries linen specifically for Schalm embroidery. The following is a copy of the email I sent and the answer received I hope it helps all.