Bored? Looking for something fun to do this summer? Come grab a craft kit from the library, while supplies last! Just stop in and ask your librarian to hook you up!
Modern hand embroidery, as opposed to cross-stitching, is characterized by a more "liberal" approach, where stitches are more freely combined in unconventional ways to create various textures and designs. There's really no wrong way to embroider! Grab your needle & thread and start sewing! Design your own pattern, find one online, or use the one provided if you're feeling stuck!
- 1 hoop
- 1 fabric square
- 1 needle
- 2 skeins thread
- 1 pattern
Instructions/ How to get started:
Check out the link above for inspiration on basic stitches. There’s really no wrong way to embroider! Grab your needle & thread and start sewing. Design your own pattern, find one online, or use the one provided if you’re feeling stuck!
Tips for making:
Abstract designs or simple outlines may be easier for beginners