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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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Free Embroidery Pattern: a Scrolly Border


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Here’s yet another free hand embroidery pattern! This one is pretty versatile as well – you can use it on anything. You have a wide choice in stitching techniques as well – from a simple line approach to something “dressier” with fillings.

Here’s the pattern:

You’ll want to click on that to get the larger image, which you can then right click on to save to your computer.

The pattern can continue on by tracing the repeats. Although it doesn’t have a clear beginning and end, I think it would make sense to begin it right before the leaf, on the up-swoosh, and end it right after the leaf that curls around and under… just my opinion!

Enjoy it!



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  1. Just thought I'd say thank you for this pattern – I'm using it around the neckline of my wedding dress, and I've just finished. I've done the lines in stem stitch, the teeny tiny leaf bits in satin stitch, and filled the large leaves with beads.u

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