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Embroidered Paper Book Cover
Head off to class in unique, crafty style with a classic brown paper book cover -- embroidered and painted!
New to hand embroidery? Here are some basics to get you started on transfering and stitching your pattern.
Sew an adorable kitty wrist rest, decorated with geek-tastic embroidery, and have a little extra fun every time you work!
Hand Embroidery Transfer Methods
Now that you've printed out your pattern, how do you get it from your paper onto your fabric? Here are lots of options.
Printing, Resizing, & Mirroring PDFs
Now that you've downloaded a hand embroidery pattern PDF, what to do with it? Flip or resize if needed, then print it out.
Use a cameo design to frame a nostalgic hand-stitched silhouette portrait of yourself, friends, or loved ones - even pets!
Add a bit of punch to hand embroidery with crayon colors! Melt the wax to blend the colors and give them staying power.
Recycled Plastic Lantern
Here’s a bright idea: reuse plastic shopping bags by fusing them into a stylin’ hand-embroidered lantern!
Cozie Cup Wrap
A corset for your cup!Stitch this reusable wrap and protect the planet from wayward cardboard.
Monkey See, Monkey Sock
A pair of socks is a monkey-to-be with thread, needle, stuffing, buttons, a wee bit of time, and a good sense of fun.
With these little gems on your table, no one will forget to grab a coaster. Just make sure they give them back.
Basic Hand Embroidery Stitches
Here are a few hand embroidery stitches to get you started: backstitch, satin stitch, split stitch, and French knot.
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