One thing you can often say about Victorian art is that it tends to be elaborate. Star took her charming Berlinwork motifs and added to them this glorious folded ribbon border.
Now you can make up the motifs into a very simple cushion by outlining each block with a line or two to Tent Stitch in a contrasting color, but if you really want a showpiece, go for this ribbon.
You can see that she has isolated each motif with an are of the background color and that the border in in one of the accent colors in the design.
You can find links to all the smaller motifs in these posts: