Monday 16 December 2013

Snowmen Embroidery Patterns

So... my books signing ended up being a little quiet! It was lovely to chat to the people who did come by, but it was a bit of a slow day.

Luckily I was able to take advantage of the quieter patches to do some brainstorming for new Christmas designs - the wonderful choir performing carols a few metres away from where I was based definitely helped get those festive creative juices flowing! I also handed out lots of projects sheets, which I hope will help people get crafty this Christmas :)

One of the sheets I handed out was full of festive embroidery patterns, including the mistletoe and angel designs I've shared here on my blog. I also included some simple Christmas designs that I'm planning on stitching as part of a series of embroidered felt ornaments.

Once I've (eventually) had a chance to stitch them I'll be sharing the whole set with you guys but in the meantime I thought you'd enjoy the few I included on my pattern sheet at the weekend.

I'll be sharing two more designs later this week but first: some snowmen!

Click here to view the template sheet in another tab or window. Make sure you're viewing it full size then print it at 100%.

I'm thinking about stitching this design in white (using backstitch) on a colourful felt background (something festive like red or green) but you can, of course stitch your snowmen any way you fancy! Each snowman fits inside a 4 inch embroidery hoop, though I would prefer to use a slightly larger hoop when stitching these.

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Fabiana Strehlow said...

Muito bom!

Lazos y Picunelas said...

Muy bonitos, gracias!!

Mim said...

Sorry to hear your book signing was a bit quiet, but I did want to drop you a line and let you know that I would've come if I could've! I'm a terrible blog lurker, and I've never commented before, but I've been reading your blog for years now and just adore your work. I saw your book at a craft store here in Colorado (in the US) the other day, so you're doing something right. :-) Keep it up, lady - you're awesome!

Bugs and Fishes said...

Thanks for your kind words, Mim! I am a total lurker on other peoples blogs myself :)

I hope you'll continue to enjoy my crafty ramblings xx