So, in this Embroider Along With Me Series, I will be working on a cute bicycle. You can check out my previous series below:
I totally loved this little piece of embroidery. I just wish I could ride a bike like this someday. There were 2 buttons lying in my crafts box and I was wondering what to do with it.
There was suddenly a “bingo” moment when I realized that I would actually put them to good use in the form of a bicycle. It was a bit of trial and error before I finished this look.
As I was still in an experimenting stage, I didn’t think I would end up with something worth putting on the blog. Hence, I didn’t get a chance to photograph the step by step or shoot the video.
What you will need?
- Any fabric.
- Embroidery hoop, 15cm (6″) (Bigger if you are working on a larger design) ( You can purchase a set of 6 hoops from Amazon for your basic needs.)
- Tapestry needle
- Embroidery thread (You can buy this pack of 36 shades of the DMC embroidery floss.)
- 2 buttons
How many strands of floss do you need for making this pattern
I have used 6 strands of floss. For the french knot and the lazy daisy, I used 3 strands.
You can see from the above picture the different kinds of stitches that I have used for this pattern. First, I started with securing the buttons with buttonhole stitch. Then the bicycle was made with a combination of straight stitches and couching.
Next, the basket was made with trellis weaving.
So until next time,
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