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How to Make an Embroidered Wreath
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How to Make an Embroidered Wreath

Difficulty Beginner
Budget < £10
Time 1 hr +
Want a Christmas wreath that's a little bit different? Have a go at making an embroidered one. With an easy template to copy directly onto the fabric, you can't go too far wrong - the best thing about embroidery is that you can unpick it if it goes a little wrong! How to by Debbie Thorne  

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How to make

Step-1

Cut a circle of Evenweave approximately 12″ (30 cm) in diameter. Use an iron to remove any creases.

Step-2

Fit centrally within the hoop and tighten the screw.

Step-3

Transfer the design from the template (see below) to the thin paper and tape to the fabric centrally.

Step-4

Stitch directly through the paper in the following order: thread, ribbon then beads. We used a simple straight stitch.

Step-5

Carefully tear away the paper trying not to pull the threads.
Top Tip! To conceal the gathered reverse, a circle of white felt can be stitched or glued to the back of the work.

Step-6

To finish, sew an even running stitch around the edge of the Evenweave and pull the threads to gather them neatly on the back of the hoop. Tie or knot the ends.

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