Fascinating Embroidery – And How to make one!
In the previous blog I talk a little bit of the history of embroidery and how embroidery can embellish your home. Now lets talk about tools you need.
What would you need to start?
Before you can start on a very detail oriented project like embroidery, you need to think about all the tools and materials you will need and where to get them. As with any do it yourself project, all of the needed tools and materials should be ready and available before you start the project.
Here are the main items you will need to create your own unique piece of embroidery:
- Either cotton or DMC Mouline threads for embroidery in a wide range of colors
- Tapestry and embroidery needles
- Stitch-calculated pattern
- Cross-stitch fabrics that present a perfect material as a base
- A tapestry material in various colored and counts.
- Hoops and frames
- Plastic canvases that are good for simple and quick projects
Start with Embroidery tools
Once you have all the tools and materials you are ready to begin. The kits are a great starting point before expanding out and making your own creations. Creation of a beautiful embroidery and cross-stitch takes lots of time and attention to details, as well as patience. You also need to be able to plan ahead or adapt if you run short of materials. When you start you embroidery project it is always helpful to get advice on how many different threads you might need, the size of an embroidery needles to work with the particular canvases, or what fabric to choose to put your embroidery on. Most of this information can be found in the kits’ instructions.
The embroidery kits at Lavky feature popular designs that are great as gifts and will create lasting memories. Each kit features Precious Czech Republic beads, beading needles with gilt eyes, threads for embroidery in precise colors and quantities that you would need and beading guideline.
Your own Masterpieces
With all of these necessities at your fingertips you will be able to dive right into the technique for cover embellishment, with a possibility to use beadwork, a beadwork primer or even ribbon embroidery to complete your own artistic work. Let the artist provide you with everything you need to create your own embroidery design.
Enjoyment of embroidery
There is so much enjoyment in the embroidery process. Embroidery is a really fun and creative style of art that opens up all kinds of possibilities for household decor! There are so many possibilities and only your imagination will limit you, especially when you have all the needed tools, materials, advice, and step-by-step instructions ready and waiting for you in this accurately packaged collection. This makes the process of embroidery as easy as possible. Even if you are a novice to embroidery and cross-stitching, and want to try your new found special talents, you will see these unique 3D designs come to life.
If you are looking for crafty ways to decorate your home, or inspiration to create personalized handmade gifts, you will find a gold mine of art and craft opportunities here at Lavky. There is no time like the present to start your new hobby, and decorate your home in style with your own handmade artistic pieces with the help of our huge selection of embroidery kits!