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A taste of Christmas

A taste of Christmas Here you will find the pictures and instructions to help you in completing this charming scissor fob. This design can be downloaded HERE     The branch is embroidered in long and short stitch with one thread. The leaves are embroidered in...

12. Assembling the needlecase

 The embroidery ” the Blue Garden” is complete and we will now  learn to make a needle case with it Refresh the embroidery with luke warm water and from upside down, iron it wet on a sponge cloth. Put a piece of Vlieseline approximately 23x10.5 cm (I used...

11. Finishing

Violets, forget-me-not and butterflies are the three elements that are part of the finishes The leaves are embroidered in spaced blanket stitch with 2 threads. All stitches start at the base of the stem. For the stems simply embroider a straight stitch with 2 threads....

10. Roses

The roses are composed of 2 elements The stems are embroidered in stem stitch with 2 threads The leaves are embroidered in lazy daisy stitch with 2 threads The center of a rose is made of 2 bullions stitches with 2 threads and 2 wraps, starting and finishing in the...

9. Agapanthus

The Agapanthus are composed of 3 elements Stems are embroidered with stem stitch 2 threads. Leaves are embroidered with chain stitch 2 threads. To embroider the flower, start with a fly stitch 2 threads ending at the meeting point of all fly stitches.   Embroider...

8. Rhododendrons

The Rhododendrons are composed  of 2 elements The flowers are embroidered with ribbed spider web stitch 2 threads. Start to embroider 2 superimposed cross  with straight stitch following the design lines.   Then, embroider the flowers with the ribbed spider web...

7. Angelicas

The Angelicas are  composed of  2 elements The stems are embroidered with stem stitch 1 thread. Leaves are embroidered with lazy daisy stitch 2 threads and the base of the flowers  is embroidered with straight stitch 1 thread.         The flowers...

6. Hydrangeas

The Hydrangeas are  composed of  2 elements The leaves are embroidered in leaf stitch with 1 thread.   The flowers are embroidered with Colonial knots in perle cotton n°8. First of all, embroider the edge of each flower ball to differentiate the colors. To get a...

5. Daisies

Daisies are composed of 3 elements Stems are embroidered with stem stitch 2 threads Leaves are embroidered with lazy daisy stitch 2 threads First of all, embroider 4 lazy daisy stitches with 2 threads on the horizontal and vertical lines of the design Then embroider 4...

4. Campanulas

Campanulas combine 2 elements The stems are embroidered in stem stitch with 2 threads   Embroider the flowers in blanket stitch 2 threads making 3 stitches for each flower and starting at the bottom of the stem. Finish with some French knots 2 threads 1 wrap on...

3. Lavender

2 elements are composing the Lavender Embroider each flower with a bullion stitch 2 threads and 6 to 8 wraps. Add a straight stitch 2 threads  for the stem Here you can see the completed Lavender  The stems  are embroidered with House of Embroidery stranded cotton...

2. Hyacinths

2 different parts are composing the hyacinths. First of all, embroider the outline of the flower with French knots 2 threads and 2 wraps. Then fill the inside.  Here you can see the completed Hyacinths. Straight stitches with 2 threads are figuring the stems and the...

1. Wisteria

3 different parts are composing the wisteria The main stem is embroidered in stem stitch with 2 threads. The small stems in the leaves are also embroidered in stem stitch but with 1 thread. The leaves are embroidered with lazy daisy stitch and 1 thread. The flower...

Blue Garden

If I have chosen to propose you “Blue Garden” as a first guided work it’s not accidental. Indeed, this is one of the first design proposed by Canevas Folies more than 10 years ago and still one of the most appreciated. This is a good study that...

Mounting the purse

Mounting the purse Here are pictures and explanations for transforming your garlands in a pretty purse, handy for storing all your small embroidery equipment. For this work, you will need the following material A piece of nice fabric 32 X 30 cm for the lining A piece...

10.Peonies

The tenth garland represents peonies Flowers corollas are embroidered with blanket stitch 1 thread. We must begin by embroider 5 straight stitches 2 threads star shaped that serve as a base forthe woven rose representing the core of the flower. here are the completed...

9. Pansies

Now we will embroider the pansies garland The flowers are composed  of 3 lazy daisy stitches embroidered with 2 threads and starting from a same central point. Embroider a straight stitch with 3 threads in each loop by inverting the colors. The flowers are embroidered...

8. Anemones

I now propose that we  embroider the anemones The leaves are embroidered with fly stitch 2 threads.  The flowers are embroidered with blanket stitch circularly with 1 thread. Add 5 straight stitches 1 thread placed star shaped to mark the center of the flower.  The...

7. Lawn Daisies

Here are the instructions for the daisies The flowers are embroidered in lazy daisy stitch with 1 thread. Embroider first 4 petals on the lines and add 4 more petals to complete the flower. Embroider a  French knot 2 threads 1 wrap for the center (yellow) and cover...

4. St. John’s wort

St. John’s wort consists of 2 elements The leaves are embroidered with fishbone stitch 1 thread. The petals are embroidered with blanket stitch 1 thread. Embroider 5 petals in the same manner. Add straight stitches 1 thread in each petal radiating around the...