Thread

“By the Seashore” Embroidery

By  Sarah Bracken  for  Rosie’s Rags

size: 6" diameter

  • “By the Seashore” Embroidery

Materials

  • Embroidery floss: yellow, turquoise
  • White cotton fabric
  • Wooden embroidery hoop, 6” diameter

Tools

  • Embroidery needle

Basic Supplies

  • scissors, thimble, transfer paper, pencil or stylus

Pattern - "By the Seashore" Embroidery

  • 1. Print out full-size pattern. Cut 8"x8" cotton square. Transfer pattern to fabric using transfer paper and pencil. Center transferred design in hoop; trim away excess fabric leaving 2" border.
  • 2. Follow Stitch Diagram on pattern to hand-sew design using three strands of floss and either backstitch or satin stitch and yellow or turquoise floss.
  • 3. Knot and trim thread ends on back of design.
  • Tip
  • 1. Make sure your hands are clean. Even the smallest bit of dirt will keep your finished piece from looking its best.