How to Add Colour to an Old Cardigan

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How to Add Colour to an Old Cardigan
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I've just started embroidering, and I needed an easy beginner project. This old lime green friend is going to be my first attempt.

I've just started embroidering, and I needed an easy beginner project. This old lime green friend is going to be my first attempt.

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I wanted a flower motive, so I started by making a long line of stem stitches. This is how to make them.

I wanted a flower motive, so I started by making a long line of stem stitches. This is how to make them.

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After making the stem for my flowers, I wanted to mark, where to place the flowers. I used the water erasable pen. The other pen simply disappeared before I was done embroidering.

After making the stem for my flowers, I wanted to mark, where to place the flowers. I used the water erasable pen. The other pen simply disappeared before I was done embroidering.

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Next time, I'll do the flowers first.

Next time, I'll do the flowers first.

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Satin stitch. I found that a embroidery hoop made it easier. Place the screw so, your yarn don't get caught on it.

Satin stitch. I found that a embroidery hoop made it easier. Place the screw so, your yarn don't get caught on it.

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Lazy daisy stitch.

Lazy daisy stitch.

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French knot.

French knot.

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My very first embroidery attempt. The flowers looks like a blindfolded 3 year old made them, but it was great fun making this, and great practice. My husband is currently hiding all his sweaters. 😄

My very first embroidery attempt. The flowers looks like a blindfolded 3 year old made them, but it was great fun making this, and great practice. My husband is currently hiding all his sweaters. 😄

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