Symmetry: beauty based on proportionate arrangements
Asymmetry: a gross violation of symmetry
The sheer amount of resent I feel towards Sleepy Hollow's frame cannot be expressed in mere words. (But I'm still going to give it a shot). When I looked at the frame I assumed that the spaces between the pumpkin-skull-pumpkin-bat was the same everywhere. Except the horizontal middle where it's clearly different. So I counted the repetition once and stitched one entire side of the frame and was most of the way through the second when I just traced over to check if it matched the horse.
It did not. There are two extra spaces after the second vertical bat.
I am not a happy camper. I'm not frogging and am just going to shorten the tree somehow.
But I'm still very, very resentful. Both at the border for not being consistant and at myself for assuming the pattern held.