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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: Embroidered Hat Label


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I think this is great – Pat embroidered a hat label for her “contraptioneer.” The word cracks me up, but you’ll see why it fits so well!

Here’s the embroidered label applied to the hat! “Contraptioneer” is a long word to fit on the front of a hat, but I think she did a great job!

Reader's Embroidery: Embroidered Hat Label

The title is super-duper appropriate, because Pat’s contraptioneer really is just that. He made her a yarn winder:

Thread winder by Pat's Contraptioneer

… as well as other amazing things, like a loom with heddles made from flattened coat hangers, an apple peeler and corer, an electric spinner, and on and on.

Now, who wouldn’t want a Contraptioneer like that around??!

Good work, Pat!!

Thanks for sending the photos, and I hope your Contraptioneer really enjoys the hat!


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