Summer Sun Free Embroidery Pattern

Happy SUN-day, friends! My family and I are hunkering down for another beautiful and uplifting day of LDS General Conference this morning.  I’ll probably do some stitching while we watch, as well as a lot of toddler-chasing and doodling lots of notes.  I look forward to this weekend every six months and always feel so refreshed and renewed and filled with […]

Free Pumpkin Hand Embroidery Pattern

 I have a slight obsession with pumpkins.  I’m not quite sure what it is–the decorating versatility they provide? the delicious taste? the adorableness of a stack of pumpkins on my front porch and filling every available decorative bowl in my house?–but I just swoon over pumpkins.  Naturally I had to include some adorable mini-pumpkins in my 31 Days of Embroidery […]

Free Leaf Embroidery Pattern

First up in my 31 Days of Embroidery patterns is this simple and beautiful leaf embroidery pattern.  I used split stitch to outline the leaf, backstitch for the veins and did one stem in stem stitch (very fitting!) and one stem with satin stitch. I think this pattern would be just lovely in fall colors. Download the pattern here