I love white birch trees. Now that most of the leaves have fallen from the deciduous trees in the forest straddling the edge of our property the birch trees stand out against the dark background like ghosts in the forest. The chalky white color of their bark makes them instantly recognizable and if you get closer you also see the familiar black markings that is their second most discernible feature.
pendant. I used three different widths of white silk ribbon and stitched them with dark brown embroidery floss onto natural coloured burlap. I like the rustic look the burlap has.
To make a more 'country style' pillow cover I will seek out something similar to burlap but with a softer less scratchy feel to it such as linen or a cotton hemp blend fabric.