Saturday, June 20, 2009

How to Create Embroidery from Pictures

Crafter Dolin O'Shea of Lulu Bliss shows us how to create an embroidery pattern from a photo, in this case a photo of her cute dog Mikey. Dolin's 101 on Embroidery article is in the current issue of CRAFT:06.

Dolin and I have been friends for over 10 years now and she's one of the craftiest people I know personally. Over the years she's taught me so much about embroidery and also introduced me to the Sublime Stitching patterns by Jenny Hart back in 2000.


To get some carbon transfer paper when working with dark fabric as mentioned in the video, visit the Sublime Stitching store.

From the pages of CRAFT: 06:
101Embroidery Dolin
CRAFT: 06 - "101: Embroidery, Learn to paint pictures with floss and fabric", pgs 132-137. You can preview the article in our Digital Edition.

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Posted by Natalie Zee Drieu | Mar 21, 2008 01:30 PM on Craft add to kirtsy

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