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

ISBN 9788875473334
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A vintage inspired cross stitch border with scalloped edge

cross stitch border with scalloped edge - Wooden Spice Rack 1

cross stitch border with scalloped edge - Wooden Spice Rack 2

cross stitch border with scalloped edge - candle

Stitched on 32 ct. raw linen using red (DMC 815 / Anchor 44) and white floss (DMC blanc / Anchor 2).
The cross stitch pattern is from the book Vintage cross stitch – Borders

vintage cross stitch borders by Ajisai - scalloped borders

The scalloped hem is worked in buttonhole stitch (also known as blanket stitch) using a sewing thread of the same colour as the fabric:

cross stitch border with scalloped edge - front and back

cross stitch border with scalloped edge - antique books

Buttonhole stitch from "L'arte di cucire e ricamare" ca.1870

Scalloped border from "Il ricamo" October 1914

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Borders / Bordures / Bordi

Vintage Cross Stitch
BORDERS / BORDURES / BORDI

ISBN 9788875473167
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