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Cross-Stitch/Embroidery

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DMC WEEKEND CRAFTERNOON: EMBROIDERED T-SHIRT

DMC Philippines

Revamp your plain t-shirt with your own design through embroidery. Use DMC Variations embroidery threads and create a colourful design with only one skein.

Materials:

DMC Variations threads
Plain T-Shirt
Pattern
Pellon fabric
Embroidery Hoop
Needle
DMC Craft Scissors

Instructions:

1.  Trace your pattern into the pellon fabric.
2.  Place the pellon under your shirt.  This will serve as your guide in sewing the pattern.
3.  Place the embroidery hoop.
4.  Start stitching the stem stitch
5.  How to work the STEM STITCH:
Bring your needle up through the fabric just above the marked line of your pattern (point 1).
Insert the needle one stitch length away from point 1 and just below the pattern line (point 2). Come back up a little less than half way between points 1 and 2, just above the line (point 3). Repeat this process, going back down just below the line at point 4.
 6.  Finish the pattern.
 7.  Take off the embroidery hoop
 8.  Cut excess pellon underneath.

DMC WEEKEND CRAFTERNOON: LETTER EMBROIDERY

DMC Philippines

Fancy up any room with this vibrant letter embroidery! Create this wonderful piece with varying embroidery stitches using the DMC Coloris thread. Be astonished at how different colors are in 1 skein of thread!

Materials:

DMC Coloris Threads

DMC Needles

Fabric

Embroidery Hoop

DMC Craft Scissors

Print out of chosen letter

Pencil

 

 

Instructions:

 

1.      Trace your letter into the fabric

2.      Secure your fabric into your embroidery hoop

3.      Using backstitches, trace the outline of your letter

4.      Create seed stitches around the outline until you get the desired effect.Seed Stitches: simple straight stitches in different directions  that resemble scattered seeds

5.      Cut the excess fabric around

6.      Display!