Tag Archives: embroidery

Embroidered luggage tags

I have a hard time finding luggage tags that look nice and aren’t ridiculously expensive, so I decided to make some myself. For the first one, I wrote my name and phone number in pen on the fabric. That was … Continue reading

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Laptop sleeve, II

My daughter has a new laptop to take to college later this month, so I made her a sleeve for it. She loves the color yellow, and I happened to have some yellowish felt that was originally a wool shawl. … Continue reading

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Tutorial: Embroidered fabric brooch

I’ve been seeing a lot of appliquéd and embroidered clothes in the stores recently. While I love the idea, I thought it would be easier to create portable embroidery that I could add to whatever top I wanted to! How … Continue reading

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Embellished jacket

I saw a sweatshirt in a store that was embellished with ribbon and embroidery and so I thought I would try to do something similar. I used scraps of lace and trim that I already had. And I did some … Continue reading

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Embroidered flowers on a dress

My daughter asked me to embroidery flowers on her white linen dress. I made a bunch of sketches of different flowers and she choose poppies. I drew them and she choose the colors. I used colored pencils to trace the … Continue reading

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Black blouse embroidered with white flowers

I embroidered white flowers on this wool crepe blouse. I made this blouse some time ago, but I decided that I didn’t like it being so plain. Plus, I really wanted to do some embroidery, and this shirt was the … Continue reading

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Goldfish bag

I haven’t done much embroidery before, so this is one of my first real projects: Last month I got this embroidery book and I couldn’t wait to start one of the projects: The goldfish bag is supposed to look like … Continue reading

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