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 […]

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. […]