Description
Intermediate | 2 hours
Fiber artist Lauren of Lark Rising Embroidery designed this delightful ABC wall hanging with her own children in mind. Join her in this month-long, nature-inspired embroidery practice that gradually builds your stitching skills, resulting in a treasured heirloom that will bring love and art to any room or nursery. Lauren covers a wide range of embroidery techniques, from line stitches such as stem stitch and split stitch, to fill stitches like satin stitch and French knots. Each day, you'll learn how to embroider a different picture from the alphabet. When your ABC's are complete, see how to turn your finished embroidery into a wall hanging to adorn the home of a loved one.
Learn how to:
  • Make an embroidered a wall hanging with alphabet lettering and corresponding images from nature
  • Transfer an embroidery design onto fabric
  • Embroider the straight stitch, back stitch, split stitch, stem stitch, satin stitch, and French knots
  • Transform your finished embroidery into a felt-backed wall hanging

Chapters
Embroidered ABC Wall Hanging: A Daily Practice
01:17
05:03
05:41
06:42
12:29
04:01
02:46
03:29
03:34
04:37
06:50
03:59
07:08
05:26
06:28
06:36
05:22
06:27
06:41
05:26
06:29
02:35
02:29
03:35
03:09
03:00
06:25
04:37
05:19
05:11
06:31
07:09
Materials
Here’s what you’ll need:
  • Preprinted ABC fabric or linen fabric of your choice at least 26 x 17”
  • Size 5 embroidery needle
  • 11 x 17” Q-snap frame, large embroidery hoop, or other method of holding fabric in place
  • Small scissors
  • Embroidery thread in colors of your choosing : two skeins for letters and four skeins for images
  • Iron & ironing surface
  • If tracing your design: a fabric pen and light table (Lauren is using a Cricut Bright Pad)
  • If making a wall hanging: fabric for backing the project (felt or other sturdy fabric), Two wooden dowels (3/8” thick, 11.5” length), Approx. 20" of twine
  • Straight pins
  • Sewing thread to match your fabric
  • Ruler
  • Sewing machine
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