Marbled Embroidery
All levels | 49 min 12 sec
Marbled Embroidery
Embroidery pattern designer Lauren Holton of Lark Rising shares her technique for creating one of her most popular designs. Her signature marbled effect looks complex to make, but all you need is satin stitch and a bit of time. Learn how to fade in and out of different shades of thread to create a modern motif with a gorgeous array of color.
Here’s what you’ll need:
  • Purchase a kit with everything you need here
  • Class PDF with tracing template, color guide, and section guide
  • One 7" square piece of neutral-colored fabric (linen-cotton blend)
  • 4" embroidery hoop
  • Size 22 tapestry needle
  • Embroidery floss (Lauren uses DMC brand ) - see color guide for advice on choosing your 22 shades
  • Light pad, light box, or sunlit window for tracing pattern (Lauren uses a Cricut light pad) 
  • Pilot Frixion erasable ballpoint pen (erasable with a heat gun, embossing heat tool, or hair dryer)
  • Fabric shears and small scissors
Learn how to:
  • Transfer a design for embroidery
  • Embroider with satin stitch
  • Stitch up to the edges of an embroidery hoop    

What you'll get:
  • A 5-part series of easy-to-follow video lessons on how to create marbled embroidery with the satin stitch
  • 7 HD video lessons you can access online anytime, anywhere
  • Detailed supply list and PDF with templates
  • Step-by-step instructions from embroidery artist Lauren Holton from Lark Rising
  • The ability to leave comments, ask questions and interact with other students
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Class Reviews
301 users recommended this class to a friend
Barb Halverson
I'm a x-stitcher, but I love this project for using some of my DMC floss in a new way. Fun, quick, easy. Lauren is delightful, and an excellent instructor. Thanks Lauren!
February 25, 2023
Carolyn Benoit
Great tips!
February 21, 2023
ShirleyA. Tomany
Very inspirational. This instructor is very well prepared. Her design is unique and interesting. She presents a project that is indeed meditative and fun, for even a beginning stitcher.
January 20, 2023