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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: Border for Redwork (or other techniques)

 

If you like redwork and are looking for a simple pattern to edge towels or other items for the home, here’s a nice stylized border that would look great outlined in red. It works up quickly with nice results. You can lengthen the border by tracing repeats, or shorten it by removing sections. The design isn’t limited to redwork, though! You could “dress it up” by stitching white on white and using satin stitch.

If you click on the pattern below, you’ll get a larger image. Right click on the larger image and save it to your computer. Enjoy!

And here’s the same pattern, without the dots!

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