Based on the original 1911 painting 'Stitching the Standard' by Edmund Blair Leighton, this design is worked in cross stitch with a blackwork border.

Click here to see more information about EBL and his connection to our family.

To achieve the detail of the original painting a large number of colours have been used.


Please Note: all our charts are for COUNTED stitching and are not printed onto fabric.

  • The Finished design size is 59 x 30cm (23 x 12 inches)
  • The Full Kit contains the chart, colour key, instructions, fabric, needle and threads,
  • The 'Chart Only' Kit contains the chart, colour key and instructions.
  • The Number of Thread Colours used is 40. We recommend DMC Stranded Cotton for our designs but can specify other manufacturers thread codes on request, please contact us for details.
  • The Fabric Count for this design is 18 count Aida.

All our designs are created by Debbie Harding, Copyright © DoodleCraft Design Ltd.