Here’s my attempt at a snowflake pattern for embroidering. It’s a bit messy, admittedly! But I figured I’d share it anyway, and if you use it, you can clean it up a bit when you transfer the design. I want to embroider a snowflake something-or-other this weekend – perhaps to use on a card or maybe to make onto an ornament of sorts. I haven’t decided yet!
On this particular embroidered snowflake, I want to work beads, so the dots all over the place represent different sized beads. Also, the hairy tips of the beaded branches are just there to give an idea of extra icy embellishment that could be added to the design.
I’m thinking of working a pale blue silk satin stitch on the double-lined branches, and all the rest in a small strand of silver metallic. If I can’t get the silver metallic to work satisfactorily, I may switch to white for the double branches and a pale blue for the beaded branches. In any case, I want to work it on a darker fabric, if I have one in my scraps. The beads will probably be clear. Again, another “we’ll see.”
Well, anyway, it’s not the best or cleanest pattern in the world, but I thought I’d share it with you nonetheless. Here ’tis:
You can click on it for a larger version. Once you save it to your computer, you can scale it down to a reasonable size.
Have fun with it!