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I learned to embroider when I was a kid, when everyone was really into cross stitch (remember the '80s?). Eventually, I migrated to surface embroidery, teaching myself with whatever I could get my hands on...read more

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Embroidery Pattern: Grape Vine


Are you look for an embroidery pattern for household items, such as kitchen towels, guest towels, linens, drapes, and whatnot? Here’s a beautiful hand embroidery pattern of a grapevine, which would look terrific as an edging on a variety of hand embroidered goods. Now’s the time to start that special Christmas gift – embroider the edge of some pre-made cotton kitchen towels for a handmade touch.

The pattern can be scaled up or down on your computer or on a photocopier. If you want a longer border, just repeat the pattern or parts of it. This would look great in white-on-white or in color. You can fill the design, or just stitch oulines. Any way you choose to do it, I think you’ll be pleased with the results. Click on the pattern below for a larger image, then right click on the larger image to save it to your computer.




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  1. Thank you for this motif! I plan on adapting it for using for a challah cover (challahs are the traditional braided breads for the Jewish Shabbas) for my brother- and sister-in-law.
    Rachel Hershberg
    Beit Shemesh

  2. Hi,
    I used this design for my saree, It was very nice but took too much of my time for the entire saree border. so, I modified it slightly by reducing the no of leafs and grapes and finished it. I will share it with you latter.
    Thanks for the design it was wonderful.

  3. My mother used this design to embroider a table cloth and matching napkins for my daughters bat mitzvah last month. The gift is very special since my mother was 76 when she learned how to embroidered and used a simple outline stitch to work the design. A week after my daughters bat mitzvah my mother passed away. Thank You for sharing this design you played a part in making a very treasured gift for my daughter.

  4. I would like to order this grape vine iron on transfer. How can I do that? Please email me and let me know. Thanks. Ann

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