Sewing Projects with Embroidery
La Petite Fleur
Hand-stitch the first blooms of spring from easy-to-work-with wool.
Need a gift at the last minute? Use two easy stitches to create a lovely tulip design in redwork on a tea towel.
Combine light blue and pink prints for an updated take on nautical style. An embroidered underwater scene adds whimsy to this pillow.
Bright red embroidery overshadows a heart-felt message that's cleverly disguised in ecru stitching.
Merry and Bright Napkins
Whether you are wanting to whip up a last-minute gift or adorn your own table for the holidays, it's hard to choose a favorite to stitch from among these versatile embroidery designs.
I Love You Pillow
Stitch a subtle love note using a shadow redwork technique of ecru thread on a soft white foundation.
Increase your hand-embroidery know-how as you embellish holiday motifs on a set of stuffed wool ornaments.
12 Days of Christmas Banner
A partridge in a pear tree takes center stage on this quilted banner. With each pear ornament bearing an embroidered phrase from the much-loved carol, you'll be singing along every time you pass by.
Pink Embroidered Hearts & Flowers
Honor a breast cancer survivor or encourage a friend in her fight against the disease, with an embroidered wall hanging that celebrates courage, support and the love of friends and family.
Holiday Time Ornaments
It's never too soon to get a jump on the holidays--for yourself or for those on your gift list. This year, consider a quartet of easy ornaments that combine embroidery and embellishing. Stitch up the season!
Spring Hats Pincushion
Wool pincushions pose as cute spring hats with embroidery accents and applique flowers.
Metallic Fireworks Pillow
Add patriotic bursts to a plain pillow with simple machine straight-stitching. The dark blue background serves as a night sky for the red and white metallic sparklers.