DIY Tutorial: embroidered powder compact

cross stitch embroidered powder compact

embroidered powder compact - tutorial: what you will need

What you will need:

powder compact; embroidery floss; linen; tapestry needle; embroidery scissors; embroidery hoop (optional); circle template; ruler; marking pencil; universal glue

The cross stitch pattern is from the model book “Neues Modelbuch Von unterschiedlicher Art der Blumen und anderer genehten Mödel” by Rosina Helena Fürst.

Step ① : measure diameter of your compact, choose a suitable pattern and start to stitch

embroidered powder compact - antique cross stitch pattern by Rosina Helena Fürst

Step ② : work a line of running stitch as shown below (use a circle paper template and a marking pencil to draw a circle with the right diameter)

embroidered powder compact - tutorial: step 1      embroidered powder compact - tutorial: step 2

Step ③ : work buttonhole stitch over the running stitch guidelines

embroidered powder compact - tutorial: step 3a      embroidered powder compact - tutorial: step 3b

embroidered powder compact - tutorial: step 4

Step ④ : 

cut fabric away from outside of buttonhole stitch

embroidered powder compact - tutorial: step 5

Step ⑤ :

place a thin line of glue all around the edge of the fabric cirle, on the wrong side

 

 

embroidered powder compact - tutorial: step 6

Step ⑥ :

attach the embroidery to the lid of the compact

embroidered powder compact 1

embroidered powder compact 2

embroidered powder compact 3Model stitched on 32 ct. cream linen using two shades of antique blue (DMC 931 / Anchor 1034 and DMC 3752 / Anchor 1032)

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… From our Bookshelf

Rosina Helena Fürst
Neues Modelbuch
Von unterschiedlicher Art der Blumen und anderer genehten Mödel

ISBN 9788875473334
EURO 24.OO

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