Hi everybody! I’m giving away a hand embroidered hoop on my @makingjiggy Instagram page. 😀
Head here to enter! Just follow me, like the post, and tag a friend in the comments. Good luck!
I’ll be announcing the winner (chosen randomly!) on May 20, 2016. 🙂
Vines are one of the easiest and fastest borders to add to an embroidery! In this tutorial I’ll show you how to draw the vines, how to stitch them, and also some tricks for keeping the back of your work nice and neat. 😀
Want to learn how to embroider the flowers? Here’s the tutorial!
Lately I’ve been trying to make my embroideries a little more detailed – adding borders and additional decoration. I have a tendency to always gravitate to more simple and minimalist designs, so it’s been hard to get fancy. Though I am enjoying it. 😀
While I normally eyeball my borders and draw them in with pencil until I get them right, there’s an even easier way – using a smaller hoop as your guide!
Want to learn how to do the flowers featured above? Check out my how to embroider flowers tutorial.
If you’re brand new to embroidery, please see Embroidery 101 for all the basics and loads of examples. 😀
I got a couple requests to write a tutorial for this stitch on Instagram and I jumped at it! I’ve been itching to post some tutorials since I’m working on top-secret stuff at Instructables and can’t post anything else there until that’s done. 😉
This flower embroidery stitch is super easy to master, and you can make flowers and roses in whatever size you like once you’ve got it down.
Keep on reading to find out all the tips and tricks for this flower embroidery stitch! 😀
P.S. If you’re brand new to embroidery, check out Embroidery 101 for all the basics and loads of examples! And if you’d like to learn how to add pretty borders to your embroideries, check out my tutorial over that!
The finished wall hanging, complete with rod pockets.
Close up of the text in process. Love the illuminated manuscript style!
Close up of the bottom rod pocket
A small gallery of a Warhammer 40K embroidery I actually did twice – once as a custom request on Etsy, and again after a friend saw the first one. 😀