How toEmbroider Your Resolution
14 steps
What you’ll need
3” or 4” embroidery hoop
Needle threader
Plain paper
5” X 5” square of fabric
Embroidery needle
Chalk transfer paper
Embroidery floss
Pen or pencil
Scissors
Write or draw your resolution/goal for the new year on a piece of scrap paper.
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Put the transfer paper face down on your fabric. Place the design on top and trace.
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Once you have transferred your design, place your fabric in the embroidery hoop and tighten!
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Cut a length of embroidery floss. Mine measures from the tip of my finger to just past my elbow.
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Separate 3 strands of floss.
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Thread your needle. Leave one end short. Knotting the end is optional.
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Here are some basic stitches you can use for your project!
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Backstitch is my go to for lettering and outlining.
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Split stitch: Make a stitch. Then, come back through the center and split it.
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Chain stitches are fun for borders. There is a separate video that breaks this stitch down.
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Satin stitch is simple and used to fill in shapes.
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Once your design is complete, trim back your fabric about 1/2” from the hoop.
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Glue loose fabric to hoop.
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You did it!
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