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Line Art Embroidery From The Heart

Line Art Embroidery From The Heart

Project title

Fancy taking the traditional craft of embroidery, and giving it a contemporary twist? That’s exactly what Kelly Anne Jordan has done in her latest tutorial, with this beautiful line art embroidery piece. Check out Kelly’s project below, and discover how easy it is to create simple yet stunning additions to your home decor (or personalise gifts for loved ones) with a needle and thread!

Time it Takes to Make: 1 – 2hrs

Skill Level: Beginner

You Will Need:

Line Art Embroidery Tutorial:

Step 1:

Items you will need

Print out the pattern and trace on to the centre of your fabric with a fabric marker; if you have trouble seeing it,you can use a light tablet. Practice the back stitch as shown on the template sheet.

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Step 2:

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Place the fabric into an embroidery hoop.

Step 3:

Line art embroidery tutorial step

Start at the bottom of the hands and, with a black thread, trace all of the pattern marks with the back stitch.

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Step 4:

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

Step 5:

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

Step 6:

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Trim off the over-hanging fabric so that there is enough to stick this to the inner hoop. Use a glue gun to adhere to the inner hoop and then adhere the felt backing to the back of the hoop to hide the back of the stitches.

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Step 7:

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Cut a strip of felt approximately 2” x 1”. Apply some glue at each end and place on the back at the top of the hoop.

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This will act as a hook for hanging.

Finished project

Now your project is complete. All that’s left to do is decide on the perfect spot to hang it… and start searching for your next idea to sink your sewing needle into!

Lisa at Create & Craft