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Hand Embroidered Ornament Tutorial

Hand Embroidered Ornament Tutorial

Thank you so much for sharing!

Hey Everyone!  I have an adorable little holiday ornament to share with you today.  This video tutorial will show you how to make a french knot, backstitch as well as a blanket stitch.  This beautiful little heirloom quality ornament would be great as a gift or for your own tree.



Simple design 100% quilting cotton the embroider on top of (mine was Cherry Christmas by Aneela Hoey)

Red embroidery floss

Green embroidery floss

4 inch hoop

embroidery needles

small piece of felt for backing

small piece of fusible fleece for inside (optional)

Follow along with the video below for step by step demonstration on how to do these stitches and accomplish this project.


Click HERE if you can’t see the video.

Cheryl loveLl

Sunday 30th of August 2015

Melanie, on the Hand embroidered ornament- do you cut circles before you embroider or do you embroider the whole piece then cut circles? How big are circles? I have material and thread- just do not want to start cutting up fabric till I know what to do. Please help! This may be a stupid question- but I have watched video several times and do not see this information. Your tutorial on crochet a blanket was the best I have ever seen- really taught me how to crochet- thank you so much- I follow your videos! They are great and informative! Thanks in advance! Take care, Cheryl Lynne Lovell P. S. I really want to get started on these cute ornaments for some gifts for Christmas! Thanks!!!

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