For this project I used:
- Embroidery Hoops (4"&12")
- Scrap Fabric
- Scrap lace ribbon & felt
- Embroidery Thread
You will also need a hot glue gun and needle
First step is getting your fabric framed inside your small hoop and then you just cut your felt and ribbon to the size you want and lightly hot glue it down to your fabric. Cut a longer strip of fabric for the bigger hoop and wrap it around the entire hoop. I used a little hot glue and the beginning and end to secure it. I kind of love the frayed ends and shabby chic feeling of this so no need to fret over frays or fringe. This fabric is actually a leftover kitchen towel from my luggage rack redo and the shower curtain I used when we built our fabric ottoman. Both are from Target in case you are wondering.
Ok, don't let the next part scare you. I simply stitched a little "happy" into my embroidery. I was going for a vintage/shabby chic feel so its just a quick free-handed embroidery. Really, really easy. I don't sew at all and I can do this - so can you!
I also made a few rosettes out of my scrap fabric/kitchen towel for the larger hoop. I used the same technique as I did with these felt no sew flowers. They are super easy to make.
Finish it off with a little lace ribbon and you are done! Now my little faux mantel is starting to look all springy and bright.
This milk glass vase and turquoise ball jar are two of my favorite things. Now I just need some of our flowers to spring up so I have something to put in them.
Aren't you guys ready for pretty spring days? What kind of springy projects are you working on? Share with me!
Have a great Wednesday!
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