Group Embroidery Project – Summer Creativity Challenge, Embroidering the Marigold Part 7

embroidery on marigold

Now that the wax is melted and the fabric is tinting with crayon it’s time for embroidery on the Marigold! For this one, start at the stamen, which will the Continue Reading →

Group Embroidery Project – Summer Creativity Challenge, Marigold Tinting with Crayon Part 6

flowers tinted with crayon

The Marigold must undergo the Hot Iron! Muwahaha! One of the most scariest parts of this process of tinting fabric with crayon is the nerve wracking hot iron melting the Continue Reading →

Group Embroidery Project – Summer Creativity Challenge, Coloring the Marigold Part 5

color tint the flowers for embroidery

Time for some crayons! Yesterday the flowers ironed on fairly well with the iron on transfer pencil that I found. Now, the creative challenge is to figure out the colors Continue Reading →

Group Embroidery Project – Summer Creativity Challenge, Iron On the Flowers Part 4

all flowers ironed on for embroidery

The iron on transfers for the Pansy, Marigold, Rose and Iris were successful! …Okay, somewhat successful. 😉 Since we have the larger design of 4″x6″ over the smaller felt fabric Continue Reading →

Group Embroidery Project – Summer Creativity Challenge, Preparing Iron On Transfers Part 3

iron on flowers with iron on pen

Create outside of the box. I chose the largest design copy, the 4″x6″, to place onto the3″x4.5″ felt rectangle. How is that you ask? The design doesn’t fit on the Continue Reading →

Group Embroidery Project – Summer Creativity Challenge, Designing Embroidery Space Part 2

iron on flowers and felt

Now that we have the decided fabric, felt, cut to a desired size, 3″x4.5″, designing the embroidery space is next the challenge. The Yahoo Group Hand-Embroidery is using these 4 Continue Reading →

Group Embroidery Project – Summer Creativity Challenge, Embroidered Flowers Part 1

embroidered flowers iron ons

After much talk of a “Summer Challenge” over at the wonderful Yahoo! Group, Hand-Embroidery, I finally asked what the “Challenge” was all about. Boy, was I ever excited! The challenge Continue Reading →