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Taking flight 4

Taking flight  – The stumpwork butterfly This project contains stumpwork In the 4th part of this project we will embroider the butterfly in stumpwork. For the first time, we will use the technique of stumpwork to realize the superior wings. The lower wings are...

Taking flight 5

Taking flight – The wasp This project contains stumpwork In the 5th part of this project we will embroider the wasp in stumpwork. We will use the same technique as before for the butterfly but we will replace the embroidered wings by wings made with organza...

Taking flight 6

 Taking flight – The Mosquito This project contains stumpwork. In the 6th and last part of this embroidery, we will realize the mosquito in stumpwork. We will use the technique of needle lace to make the wings. The templates necessary for the realization of the...

A very small garden part 1

A very small garden The template of this design is to be downloaded HERE This garden is entirely embroidered with DMC stranded cotton. Tree The trunk and branches are embroidered with stem stitch 2 threads. The leaves are embroidered with fishbone stitch 1 thread. The...

A Bird for Christmas

A Bird for Christmas The template of this design is available for download HERE The embroidery is entirely made with a discovery pack and a bobbin of metallic braided thread, all coming from Au Ver à Soie. If you wish to realize this embroidery using the original...

A bird for Christmas 2

A bird for Christmas part 2  The body The template of this design is available for download HERE The embroidery is entirely made with a discovery pack and a bobbin of metallic braided thread, all coming from Au Ver à Soie. If you wish to realize this embroidery using...

A bird for Christmas 3

A bird for Christmas  Finishing The template of this design is available for download HERE The embroidery is entirely made with a discovery pack and a bobbin of metallic braided thread, all coming from Au Ver à Soie. If you wish to realize this embroidery using the...

Little Christmas wreath

Little Christmas wreath Here are the explanations necessary for the realization of this wreath The pattern of this wreath can be downloaded HERE The ribbons are made using juxtaposed rows of stem stitch. They are embroidered as follows. 1 row of metallic thread n° 8...

Pouch,embroidered patterns 1, 2 and 3

Embroidered patterns 1, 2 and 3Here are the explanations of the first embroidered designsThe colors used are mentioned for information only  The stems are embroidered with stem stitch and the leaves with fishbone stitch, all with 1 thread. This pattern is embroidered...

An embroiderer’s pouch

An embroiderer’s pouch   To start the year in the best way, I had the idea to make this embroidered pouch that will certainly be useful for storing your small equipment. It is a very nice project to embroider because it is composed of many different patterns...

Happy Easter

Happy Easter This pattern is a crush!  It is surfing Pinterest as I often do that I came across this drawing. Originally, it was a colouring page design but I knew immediately when seeing it that it would be perfect to make a pretty embroidery. That’s why I...

Feather

Feather Here are all the indications necessary to realize this work. The drawing is to be downloaded HERE. The original is 13 cm high but it is obvious that you can enlarge it according to your needs. I embroidered on blue linen with silk threads of 4 different colors...

Pouch, inside designs

Inside embroidered designs  Here are the explanations of the inside embroidered patterns. The colors used are mentioned for information only. Tangerine  After embroidering the outline of the tangerine with split backstitch 1 thread, diagonally place the first stitches...

Mexican needlecase

Mexican needlecase Here are the necessary explanations for the realization of this needlecase. The pattern is issued from Mexican folklore. It is a country that has a great tradition of craftsmanship in many areas but where embroidery holds a preponderant place. You...

Pouch, finishing

Pouch finishing As a preamble, I must warn you that I am far from being a sewing professional; therefore I will try to explain the assembly of this kit to you in my way, in the way that seems to me the simplest. I hope that like me, you will succeed and that once this...

Indian purse

Indian Purse Here is the first part of a project entitled “Indian Purse” and that I intend to split into 3 different posts. Today, here is the presentation of the main part of the purse, the elephant. This purse measures approximately 12cm in width and...

Indian purse, the clasp

Indian Purse Embroidery of the clasp  Here are the explanations of the embroidery that covers the clasp. Finished, it measures 9 cm by 2 cm. We must add 0.5 cm of fabric on each side in width for the edges and in height, we must add 2 cm (the height of the embroidery)...

Indian Purse, finishing

Indian Purse, finishing This post is devoted to the finishing of the purse. It does not necessarily require the use of a sewing machine. It presents no particular difficulty but demands precision, mainly in the upper part where the clasp will slip. I advise you to...

A small village

A small village  Here is a small design that Canevas Folies has been offering for 10 years already in its catalog. It has not aged and is still welcomed. Therefore I wanted to share it with all the readers of this blog. In this post, you will find the pattern of this...

A Vintage Bookmark

A Vintage Bookmark It is when thinking of small Christmas gifts quickly made but still very popular that I had the idea to propose you this nostalgic bookmark for romantic readings. As usual, you will find the pattern to download HERE. Here are the colors I used...

Season’s greetings

Season’s greetings Here is a small and easy design to embroider for example a greeting card format (12 cm high) that you can achieve in just a few hours. The stitches used are all basic ones and to give a festive feeling to this work, exceptionally, I used a lot...