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Monograms for Hand Embroidery: Fan Flowers X, Y, & Z


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Finally! The Fan Flower Monogram Alphabet is Finished! You can find all the letters for this alphabet – perfect for embroidered decorative initials and monograms – available on this Monograms for Hand Embroidery page, as well as indexed under the Patterns for Hand Embroidery page.

The “rush” to get these finished lately (did I say rush? I think I’ve been putting them on Needle ‘n Thread since 2009!) is that I’ve been working with my collection of old publications, sorting them and organizing them. This means I’m digging up some treasures that need scanning and cleaning up. But no point in starting another collection with this one still hanging over my head, eh?!

So here’s the rest of the Fan Flower alphabet – letters X, Y, and Z – with the printable PDFs down below.

Monogram Pattern for Hand Embroidery: Fan Flower X

There are many stitching suggestions for this monogram pattern throughout the posts for the whole alphabet, but especially on the post for letter A and on the post for letters P through W.

Monogram Pattern for Hand Embroidery: Fan Flower Y

Eventually, I’ll show you a stitched sample of this design embroidered. I’m working on some monogram samples as we speak! (Ok, not right as we speak – I haven’t mastered the art of stitching and typing at the same time… yet. It’s on my list of things to learn.)

Monogram Pattern for Hand Embroidery: Fan Flower Z

And here are the PDFs for ease of printing, enlarging, and reducing. If you choose “no scaling” on your printer settings, the large initial will print at approximately 6″ high and the smaller one will print at 3″ high.

Fan Flower Monogram – X
Fan Flower Monogram – Y
Fan Flower Monogram – Z

Favorite Monograms – PDF Collection

You’ll find this complete alphabet – along with 15 other decorative alphabets – all in one place in Favorite Monograms, a downloadable PDF collection of 16 monogram alphabets perfect for hand embroidery and other crafts.

Favorite Monograms for Hand Embroidery and Other Crafts

In the photo above, you can see samples of each alphabet available in Favorite Monograms.

Each letter in each alphabet in Favorite Monograms has been carefully traced into a clean line drawing that can be easily enlarged or reduced on a home printer or a photocopier.

The 16-alphabet collection is delivered as via a download link to your inbox shortly after purchase, so that you can begin creating right away! Priced at less than $1.00 per complete alphabet, monogram lovers can’t go wrong with this collection!

Favorite Monograms is available in my shop, here.


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  1. Dear Mary

    Thanks so much for fishishing the monograms they look lovely. Hopefully after you’ve finished with all your computer work which I know takes forever to accomplish, I look forward to your stitched sample of monograms. I hope your organisation of your publications go well it’s nice when things get sorted.

    Regards Anita Simmance

  2. Hi, Mary:

    Thank you for your hard work in providing these beautiful images for monogramming. I just went through the letters in the Fan flower Series and found that there is no pdf image for the letter B (just a blank screen) and extremely blurry images for the letters P-S. Now I just have to figure out a way (perhaps a sampler or a quilt) to stitch each of these beauties.

    1. Thanks, Wendi! Yes, all is well here – we just got lots of rain, wind, lightening, thunder, a little hail – my heart goes out to those who got hit with much worse! -MC

  3. Well, I don’t sew – I don’t embroider, BUT what I do is make beautiful cards to send to my family and also to donate (not sell) to one of the local senior homes. These monograms will be GORGEOUS on the front of a card, colored in with glaze pens or liquid pearls. They’re not just for sewing, folks! And they’re amazing – I can only imagine the time this must take for you to do this beautiful work.

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