I'm thrilled to be taking part in this years Crafty Christmas Link Up organised by Laura from Bugs and Fishes. My contribution is this festive embroidery pattern, perfect for those new to embroidery or as a quick project for more experienced stitchers.
I stitched mine using Back Stitch for the writing ( there's a quick tutorial for this here) and for the little snowflakes, I simply stitched 4 overlapping straight stitches. By all means, please feel free to substitute these for your favourite stitches.
If you would like to embroider this design, firstly you will need to print the pattern. To do so, highlight the picture below, then 'Right' click on your mouse, then select 'open in a new window' and then print using the keys 'CTLR' and 'P'. Please feel free to re scale the design to suit your needs.
A polite little note........this pattern is intended for you to happily enjoy sewing at home or to give as a gift. In the spirit of the handmade market place, I would kindly ask that it should not be reproduced in any way for business purposes, please do be kind and respect this. Thank you so much!!
I transferred the pattern using this method on to natural linen and framed my completed design in a gorgeous red metal hoop, that was given to me many moons ago my by mum. I couldn't resist adding the rusty tin jingly bells for a suitable festive touch. Other ideas could be to use this on a cushion/pillow front or maybe add it to a patchwork mini quilt (you know how much I love those!!) oh the possibilities.......
I hope that you enjoy stitching the design and please do send me some pictures of your finished projects, I would love to see.
I'll be back with an update with links to all those taking part very soon, so watch this space!
:: Edited 19th November 2013
I'm delighted to now add a link to all the fabulous blogs that are taking part
and there is more................................................................................
Let it Snow Embroidery Pattern – A Little Happy Place (That's me!!!!)
A HUGE thank you so much to Laura for organising this crafty link up, I do not know about you, but I'm off to visit some blogs!!