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Vocabulary 4. How to Embroider a Greeting Card. February 4th, 2016 197Email 366 users recommend With a little pre-planning, you can embroider a design on a piece of sturdy cardstock.

How to Embroider a Greeting Card

Metallic threads are fun to stitch onto paper. The secret to greeting card embroidery is pre-punching the holes for your needle to pass through. 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 All What you'll need:Blank greeting cardPainter's tapeStraight pinEmbroidery flossEmbroidery needleScissorsMasking TapeGlue stickDecorative paper I love embroidering on greeting cards, because the texture of the stitches has such impact. Be sure to use a blank greeting card made of heavy, sturdy cardstock. Next, you'll need a design to embroider. Reduce or enlarge your design on a photocopier, and then tape it to the front of the card with some blue painter's tape. In order to embroider a design onto a greeting card, you need to pre-punch all the holes where your needle will go in and out of the paper.

Now, what kind of floss to use? Also, notice here how my thumb is placed. REINDEER. Embroidery Stitches - Stitches for Embroidery. Patterns. Easter Eggs 4-Piece Embroidery Pattern Set - Free Easter Eggs Embroidery Patterns. Free Pattern for Fall Acorn Medallion - Acorn Pattern in Hand Embroidery. Acorns have been a symbol of luck, prosperity, youthfulness and spiritual growth in many cultures across Europe for centuries.

Free Pattern for Fall Acorn Medallion - Acorn Pattern in Hand Embroidery

Because acorns only appear on mature oak trees, they also represent patience, fortitude and the completion of labor or a lengthy project. This free hand embroidery pattern features a Fall Acorn Medallion worked in surface stitches commonly used in crewel embroidery, and was inspired by a design carved in an antique wood butter mould. Stitches including the chain stitch and chain stitch filling, herringbone stitch, single chain stitch, stem stitch, French knots and a simple, basic laid filling stitch have been used to work the design. I have stitched the sample in embroidery floss on evenweave fabric, as these items are easily found and are inexpensive, making this a perfect introductory project if you have been wanting to try crewel embroidery.

Redwork Chicken - Redwork Chicken Embroidery Pattern. The pattern for the Redwork Chicken Weathervane is given here full-size as a .jpg file, but can be easily enlarged or reduced using your computer's photo editing software.

Redwork Chicken - Redwork Chicken Embroidery Pattern

Materials Needed for a 5.5 x 5.5" Project:• one skein of DMC 6-Strand Embroidery Floss, color #304 Medium Red • one 10x10" piece of Zweigart 36-count evenweave Edinburgh Linen in Antique White • size 10 embroidery needle • embroidery scissors • 8" embroidery hoop • Water-soluble fabric marking pen Directions:Fold the square of evenweave fabric into quarters and mark the center point of the base fabric.

Center the pattern under the fabric and *trace the embroidery design onto the fabric using the water-soluble fabric marking pen. Embroider the design using 2 strands of floss in the needle. Use the stem stitch for all lines and a French knot for each dot. Tree-with-leaves. A Freebie design for an Autum acorn tea towel design. Stitch up a pair of pretty Autumn Acorns on a chocolate tea towel from Dunroven House.

A Freebie design for an Autum acorn tea towel design.

A wonderful towel just for "decoration" or to actually use - they do dry dishes! Quick to stitch for your kitchen or for a gift during the Thanksgiving holiday parties. We have the Dunroven House Chocolate Stripe Tea Towel plus all the #8 Perle cotton you need to make your towel - get stitching right away. Trace your design directly onto the machine washed and dried tea towel with a Brown Pigma Marker. If you DO NOT like to trace, use Transfer-Eze. The Dunroven House Tea Towel is a generous 20" x 28" all cotton with a creamy background. Hand Embroidered Shamrocks - Free Shamrock Embroidery Pattern. Christmas Ornament Hand Embroidery Pattern Set 1- Free Embroidered Christmas Ornament Pattern. Decorate your tree with hand embroidered ornaments!

Christmas Ornament Hand Embroidery Pattern Set 1- Free Embroidered Christmas Ornament Pattern

You can work this pair of Christmas Ornaments embroidery pattern in basic surface embroidery stitches, in any number of stitch combinations (see my version in step 4). The simple pattern works up quickly and require very little in the way of embroidery supplies, making this a terrific last-minute or take-along project. Finish the project as an ornament, box lid, or frame it and hang it on the wall or propped on a holiday table display. The individual ornaments can also be used as gift tags, personalizing the tags by embroidering the recipient's name on the back side of each tag. This is the first set of ornaments. Bird.