Charming Lavender Decorative Sham

Materials

  • White standard-size pillowcase
  • DMC 6-strand Embroidery Floss: Green (3364), Purple (3042)
  • Offray Nice & Narrow Light Purple Ribbon, 5/16”-wide, 3 yds.

Tools

  • Embroidery hoop and needle
  • Sewing machine and white thread
  • Iron and pressing board

Basic Supplies

scissors, ruler, transfer paper

Directions

Note

  • 1. Wash and press pillowcase before beginning project. Use two strands of floss for all embroidery.

Pillowcase

  • 1. If pillowcase does not have large enough hemmed edge at opening, create one by machine stitching on strip of folded fabric.
  • 2. Print and cut out pattern. Transfer design onto hemmed edge.
  • 3. Use Green floss to backstitch stems and leaves.
  • 4. Use Purple floss to make Faux French Knot flowers. (Note: Read “Faux French Knot” on pattern for instructions.)
  • 5. Topstitch ribbon lengths to each side of lavender flowers, leaving 12” tails in front. Tie bow and trim ends.

Tip

  • 1. Tailor ribbon and embroidery colors to complement wedding color palette.
by Lisa Bychowski

Patterns

http://dd4t7shsv7606.cloudfront.net/patterns/3359/bf71a7d1-2e33-4046-871e-4833d51a76a1.pdf



Charming Lavender Decorative Sham
Charming Lavender Decorative Sham