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Embroidered Daisies Pocket T-Shirt

I’ve always loved embroidering daisies. But getting to wear them on my shirt is just so exciting to me! What’s better than art you can wear??!

This daisy pocket t-shirt is just what I need in my wardrobe! It is perfect for basically all seasons of the year, but I am especially excited to wear it this Fall!

This hand-embroidered daisy pocket t-shirt has a relaxed, draped fit. It is available in sizes S, M, and L. If you are between sizes, you may consider sizing down as the shirts are loose and flowy.

The shirt color is Heather Stone (AKA grey) and the flowers are white daisies with yellow centers and green stems.

Made from super-soft viscose fabric, this light-and-airy flowy tee with a square-pocket detail is a versatile essential.

The material is 65% polyester, 35% viscose. Machine wash in warm water, inside out with like colors. Tumble dry on low, or lay flat to dry. Medium iron, if necessary.

It’s the perfect addition to your Fall wardrobe. Dress it up or dress it down, either way, go out in style!

This cute model is my sister. She is wearing a size SMALL. She is 5’7″ and weighs 140 lbs.

Food Pun Embroidery Patterns

I love puns! Don’t we all love them? I mean, they’re punny, cheesy, and they just make you smile.

So… story time! Why did I create these? I originally made the Donut Worry Be Happy hoop just for fun and because who doesn’t love donuts?! This hoop became very popular, very fast. I hand-embroidered so many hoops with this design for so many customers, pretty soon I couldn’t keep up with the demand! So, I decided to turn it into a pattern so others could make this hoop for themselves!

And so the story continues… I wanted to do something more. Because the donut design was such a hit, I wanted to come up with a series of hoops that could go along with this donut pattern. So what did I do?? I did what every girl does when they need help – I called my mom!

My mom really wanted something she could hang in her kitchen as decor, so we came up with the idea of creating a series of food puns – the perfect kitchen decor and a great conversation starter for visitors.

I wanted to be sure that the hoops I created would be perfect for all levels of embroidery artists, beginners and advanced embroiderers alike, so I made to sure design patterns that would be simple, but cute and punny for everyone to enjoy.

On my quest to create simple, cute, and punny hoops, I created my second food pun hoop: the Squeeze the Day pattern. I love this pattern. I especially love embroidering the actual lemon! The texture is my favorite!

The third food pun hoop I created was a challenge to come up with. After consulting with my instagram followers, I decided to create a cherry pun design. The I Cherryish You pattern is also perfect for beginners. I love the cherries in this pattern. The texture is amazing and they are VERY satisfying to stitch!

Each of these pattern are available for purchase as individual patterns, but you can also purchase a bundle of all 3 patterns for a discounted price. YOU’RE WELCOME 🙂

I love seeing what others create using my designs! Tag @threadunraveled on social media and use the hashtag #threadunraveled so I can see what you create!

Free Embroidery Pattern: Pot of Gold

Happy St. Patrick’s Day, friends! How cute is this little rainbow with the pot of gold at the end?! I whipped up this little pattern the other day and thought I would share it with you for FREE!

I love the bright happy colors in this little hoop. I made it in a 6 inch embroidery hoop, but you can enlarge or shrink the pattern to fit any size!

Step 1: Download your pattern!

Step 2: Transfer your pattern

Print your pattern and transfer it onto your fabric. Use this link for help transferring your pattern.

Step 3: Gather your materials

You will need:

  • your Thread Unraveled pattern
  • fabric (I like to use white linen fabric)
  • 6 inch embroidery hoop
  • DMC thread skeins: #321, #742, #943, #383, #310, #729
  • scissors
  • needle

Step 4: Stitch the design

Rainbow ArchesTo create each arch of the rain bow, use a large chain stitch.
Red row: use 12 strands of the red thread (DMC 321)
Yellow row: use 12 strands of the yellow thread (DMC 742)
Green row: use 12 strands of the green thread (DMC 943)
Purple row: use 12 strands of the purple thread (DMC 3834)
Black PotUse 6 strands of black thread (DMC 310) to outline the pot of gold with a back stitch.
Gold CoinsUse 6 strands of the gold thread (DMC 729) to create the gold coins with french knots.
CloverUse 6 strands of the green thread (DMC 943) to create the clover with a satin stitch.

Step 5: Frame your embroidery

I love framing my embroidery in the hoop I made it in. I love seeing the finished product all neat and tidy in its’ hoop. I’ve done some experimenting for framing embroidery in a hoop and the method I feel looks most professional and doesn’t put your embroidery at risk with things like hot glue is the FELT METHOD. And the best part is it’s EASY! Here’s how to do it in just 5 simple steps!

I hope you enjoy this free embroidery pattern! Share your creations on social media with #threadunraveled.

If you thought this was fun, click here for more embroidery patterns!

How to Embroider 101

Embroidery is not as difficult as you may think. You’ll get it down in no time! And, with a bit of practice, you may find that embroidery is the perfect way to relax after a crazy, busy day. My favorite way to unwind is Netflix and embroidery.

This post includes everything you need to begin embroidery, and a few tips and tricks to help you along the way. Keep reading to learn how to begin!!

If you are nervous about beginning embroidery, I have a few patterns and kits that I HIGHLY recommend for beginning embroidery artists. These patterns/kits come with instructions for what stitches to use, how to create each stitch, and the color thread you will need. So if you are needing somewhere to start, check out the patterns and all-inclusive kits available.

Beginner Embroidery Patterns and Kits:

Wild Sunflowers
Wild Daisies
Donut Worry Be Happy
I’d Spend All Nine Lives With You
Squeeze the Day
Be a Flamingo in a Flock of Pigeons

1.MATERIALS YOU WILL NEED:

embroidery hoop – an embroidery hoop has two rings. You put the fabric between the hoops and keep it pulled tight. They come in several sizes, so you can get the size that works for the embroidery piece you are creating.

fabric – you can use any fabric you want to. My favorite fabric to use is linen and linen blends. I like it because it stretches and doesn’t “pucker.”

small, sharp scissors – really, any scissors will work, but embroidery scissors are cute and they get the job done!

embroidery floss – I love DMC embroidery floss, but there are many other cheaper brands you can use as well. I prefer DMC because the color doesn’t bleed onto my fabric.

embroidery needle – there are sever sizes you can buy, depending on the thickness of your thread. I usually work with a size 7 needle and it works with all thread sizes I use.

water soluble marker – this will be used to trace your design onto your fabric

2. HOW TO TRANSFER YOUR PATTERN

Follow these steps in my Instagram post for how to transfer your design onto your fabric. Follow @threadunraveled.stitches on Instagram for more tips and tricks on embroidery.

3. STITCH YOUR DESIGN

In this video tutorial, I will teach you 7 simple stitches: the back stitch, split stitch, chain stitch, stem stitch, satin stitch, french knot, and lazy daisy stitch. This free embroidery pattern will allow you to practice many of these simple stitches. Once you have mastered these stitches you will be able to create your own art.

4. HOW TO BACK YOUR EMBROIDERY HOOP

My favorite way to finish off an embroidery hoop is with felt on the back. There are many other methods, but this is the method I have found to be the most professional looking and safe for the embroidery art I created. Here are step-by-step instructions for how to back your embroidery hoop with felt.