16 DO IT YOURSELF Summer 2020
- Fabric or garment of choice
- Iron-on embroidery transfer pattern
- Embroidery fl oss in two or more colors
Step 1 Press the fabric you are embroidering.
Place iron-on transfer sheet in desired location
on fabric, and heat the design for a few seconds.
Peel off the transfer sheet (A).
Step 2 Thread needle with 3 yards of fl oss and
tie a knot in one tail. Starting from the back of
fabric, push needle up through the fabric and
pull thread taut. Apply a satin stitch to complete
the pattern in that color (B).
Step 3 After completing one color, thread needle
with another color and continue with a satin
stitch (C) until the pattern is complete (D).
GET THIS SNAKE
PLENTY OF OTHER
“IN THE MODERN
ALL ABOUT DOING
THINGS AS FAST AS
WE CAN, I THINK
IT’S REALLY GREAT
TO GO BACK TO
THESE FORMS TO
TO MAKE THINGS
WITH OUR HANDS.”
CHRISTI JOHNSON, MAKER
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