Tutorial -Thread Sketches

Love the look of machine embroidery, but don’t have a machine?

Running With Scissors has a fabulous tutorial on how to make these classy thread sketch pieces from scratch, without an embroidery machine. The tutorial includes instructions on everything from transferring an image, tea dying, making the frames, and even a fantastic video showing her free hand thread sketch technique. When you’re done you’ve got three gorgeous pieces of art to hang on your wall.

Check out her post to see how it’s done.

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3 Responses to “Tutorial -Thread Sketches”

  1. 1
    Elfie B. says:

    I really, really, really want to do this with one of my mother’s sketches…

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    Karen Wilson (Timewrinkler) says:

    I’ve never done this, but often thought about it! RWS makes it look so easy! And the results look very professional. Awesome job, RWS!

  3. 3
    Barb Adams says:

    So much inspiration here. I’m so glad my friend recommended your site!

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