I just got back to school from my spring break vacation. While away, I made a few really cute projects!
- Doodle Stitching: The Motif Collection by Aimee Ray (Get a copy here!)
- Embroidery hoop (4 inch)
- Embroidery floss
- Fabric (I used blue gingham)
- 151 – light pink
- 603 – medium pink
- 703 – green
- 727 – yellow
This is the umbrella pattern we will be following!
It’s okay if the image is a little off center. You can always go back and fix that later! We’re going to start with the light pink thread and Back Stitch the handle and top of the umbrella. Use the medium pink to stitch the dome of the umbrella. Stitch the curved handle as well.
I used the Back Stitch instead of the Stem Stitch for this part because I still haven’t mastered the Stem Stitch. Sometimes it works out and sometimes it doesn’t! 😦 Use the Satin Stitch for the center of the flower.
The Satin Stitch is another stitch that I need a little bit more practice with! Maybe I’ll start making some projects exclusively with the Satin Stitch! That should definitely help me learn it! Depending on how large your petals are, you can use either Lazy Daisies or the Back Stitch.
That was so quick and easy!
I love the way this one turned out!