Fabric

Floral Notebook Cover

By  Lesley Taylor  for  Ready to Stitch Flowers

size of finished design: 6-1/2"x1"

Materials

  • Embroidery fabric of choice
  • DMC 6-strand Embroidery Floss: Light Topaz (726), Radiant Ruby (4210), Rose Petals (4180), Variegated Avocado (92)

Basic Supplies

  • scissors, embroidery needle, embroidery hoop

Pattern - Floral Notebook Cover

  • 1. Print out pattern. Transfer pattern onto fabric using desired method.
  • 2. Using photo as guide, blanket stitch flower petals using three strands of Rose Petals or Radiant Ruby.
  • 3. Satin stitch as follows: circles using three strands of Rose Petals or Radiant Ruby, flower centers using three strands of Light Topaz, and leaves and sepals using three strands of Variegated Avocado.
  • 4. Backstitch stems using three strands of Variegated Avocado. Knot and clip threads.
  • 5. Finish into book cover as desired.