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Easy Hand Embroidery for Autumn

Easy Hand Embroidery for Autumn

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This adorable embroidery pattern created  by the talented Kelly Anne Jordan is the perfect way to celebrate the arrival of autumn! With a free PDF pattern, including stitch guidance, that you can download and use as you sew, this gorgeous hand embroidery project is an easy way to while away an afternoon or two. Check out Kelly’s step-by-step tutorial below to create your very own stylish addition to your home decor.

Time it Takes to Make: 3 – 4hrs

Skill level: Beginner

You Will Need:

Step 1:

Easy hand embroidery tutorial step

Print out the pattern and trace onto the centre of your fabric with an erasable fabric pen; if you have trouble seeing it, use a light tablet. Practise the Satin and Back stitch as shown on the template sheet.

Easy hand embroidery tutorial step

Step 2:

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Place the fabric into an embroidery hoop.

Step 3:

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For the body of the images, I have used a Satin stitch, and on top – for the detail parts – I have used a straight or back stitch.

Easy hand embroidery tutorial step

Easy hand embroidery tutorial step

Step 4:

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Remove the fabric from the hoop and iron out any pattern marks.

Step 5:

Easy hand embroidery tutorial step

Before placing it back in to the hoop, draw around your hoop on to some felt, and cut out. Now put your piece back into the hoop and ensure that it is taught.

Step 6:

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Trim off the overhanging fabric so that there is enough to adhere this to the inner hoop.

Easy hand embroidery tutorial step

Use a glue gun to adhere to the inner hoop, and then adhere the felt back to the back of the hoop to hide the back of the stitches.

Step 7:

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Hang using some twine, and admire your new crafty home decor!

Completed project

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1 thought on “Easy Hand Embroidery for Autumn”

  • Thank you so much for this free pattern and instructions. I have just recently started embrodiery and especially liked how to finish of the back before hanging. Again thank you

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