Today I finished a split stitch panel designed for a shirt collar for a friend. It was a very rushed project, so I am not entirely satisfied with the quality of the stitching. The design is adapted from a pattern in a sixteenth century Modelbuch, and is worked is split stitch in DMC cotton floss on cotton-linen base fabric. The embroidery is knotted on the back for extra strength when it is machine washed. I think it will look very nice when made up.