blackwork fill-in patterns from Lesley Wilkins Beginner’s Guide to Blackwork - cross stitch I've been planning a largeish-scale blackwork project. These may come in handy.as an alternative, use a different colour of embroidery floss.
Hardanger Embroidery // VERY difficult. High skill level, and always treasured, rarely used (unfortunately). Some find smaller sized ones and frame them w/clear glass -- hang in window -- like snowflakes, almost.