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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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Reader’s Embroidery: Monogrammed Guest Towel!

 

I’m glad to see that some readers are having fun embroidering some of the monograms from the alphabet I’ve been posting recently! Meeta sent photos of her recent hand embroidery project – a guest towel made from dark brown linen, with the “K” on it worked in white….

Meeta used a nice combination of embroidery stitches – seed stitch for the filling on the K, stem stitch around the outside, and the flowers are satin stitched.

Reader's Embroidery: Monogrammed Guest Towel

I really like the effect of the embroidery in white on the darker fabric! I find it very striking!

Reader's Embroidery: Monogrammed Guest Towel

I like it!!! Thanks for sending along the photos, Meeta! Congratulations on a job well done!

 
 

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  1. Well done, Meeta! A very handsome combination of colors and I love the effect the seed stitching offers! – Jeannine

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