how to add easy borders to embroidery hoop art

how to add borders to your embroideries - making jiggy

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. 😀

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