Advice 1: How to embroider a cross on the pillow

Embroidered pillows called demockery. They are a pleasure to lie down with a Cup of tea and calmly think about life. These pillows will give joy not only to your views, but also those that carry warm hands and kind thoughts needlewomen, their produce.
How to embroider a cross on the pillow
Instruction
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Choose a motif for embroidery. It can be found in the Internet or buy a kit which includes the canvas, threads, needle and diagram. If you want to do everything yourself, pick up the needed floss shades, buy a piece of canvas.
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Treat the edges of the canvas. Embroidery paintings, you can use PVA glue, in the case of the pillow should carefully neaten the cut of the canvas by hand or on the sewing machine with a zigzag stitch. Select the fabric with a large weave, not smaller than Aida 14.
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Start from the edges of the canvas a sufficient number of crosses, for example, 10 on each side, and start working. If the material is crisp, you can sew without special tools, but if not, use hoops, they will not allow the canvas to warp. Embroider thread floss in 4-6 additions. Remember that when working on the pillows, the pattern should be dense. Ensure that the closing stitch of each cross were done strictly in one direction, so the image will be smooth.
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Embroidered work wash in warm soapy water, dry in the spread out on a towel. Iron.
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Select fabric for cushion covers pillows. It should be thick enough and not transparent. Make pattern in the form of a square (rectangle) the same size as the finished embroidery. Sew three sides of the pillow, make sure that the line was strictly along the border of the picture on the embroidery. The fourth side neatly vsheyte zip. If using transparent embroidered pattern pillow fabric, make a lining of light cotton material. Put the pillowcase on the pillow.
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It is possible for each side of the embroidery to sew on sections of tissue with a width of three inches or more. The back of the pillow case to find, given the increased size of the front side. At the side seam vsheyte decorative cord, to sew the corners of the brush. You can buy them in the shops for the needle.
Note
They like to do and they are nice to admire - this embroidered cross pillow.
Useful advice
To create a favorable atmosphere will help You to various accessories, such as embroidered cross pillow. Its advantages are that manufacturers of embroidery kits pillows offer a wide variety of storylines. It can be embroidery, geometric shapes, folk patterns, embroidery fragments of paintings by famous artists or children's drawings.

Advice 2: How to embroider a cross on the canvas

It would seem that a needle and thread - the most basic things that will be in the house of any person. But, if we add to this imagination, the patience, you can get incredibly beautiful things. Can embroidery to decorate clothes, home interior, make the picture and many more wonderful things, which every guest in your home, you will admire the Golden hands of the hostess. There are various techniques of embroidery. The most common is cross-stitch.
Embroidered décor elements that create comfort and warmth in the house.
You will need
  • the scheme for embroidery
  • - the outline
  • - needle
  • - threads
  • - embroidery frames
  • - scissors
Instruction
1
Select the picture you would like embroidered. The variety of magazines for needlework is the scheme for embroidery on a variety of topics.
If you bought a ready-made set for embroidery, then it is the suitable size of the canvas for work and you selected the appropriate color threads.
But, if you buy everything you need yourself, pay attention to the tips that are in the schemes.
To outline don't accidentally run out while stitching, it is necessary in the beginning to determine what size canvas you need.
The diagrams almost always specify the size of the finished work. Add to each side by 5 cm and the size of the tissue. The additional inches add to the finished work can be placed in a frame or sew into a product.
If the size of the finished work not specified in the schema, we count the number of cells in the diagram horizontally and vertically. It's easy to do, because every 10 cells are highlighted in a different color or a bold line.
Then, attaching to the outline of a ruler, see how many cells is placed in a 1 cm Calculate how many centimeters will be required for the number of cells in the diagram. Do not forget to add an additional 5 cm.
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Embroidery is usually used embroidery floss. In determining the amount of threads be careful. The thread should not be too long, otherwise it will be constantly confused, which will cause inconvenience. But short thread is also not necessary to measure, as you have often to change it. This is especially inconvenient when the embroidery of a large area with one color.
The diagrams also often recommended how many threads is preferable to embroider. When you gain experience, you will do as you wish.
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Thus, it is determined the size of the canvas, picked up the thread. Now you need to clip on the cloth, the embroidery Hoop to embroidery with canvas not creased, and the crosses were smooth.
Measure out the desired length of the thread. In this example, the embroidery will be done in 2 strands. Separate from the skein (bundle of threads) 1 thread, cut approximately 50 cm Fold the thread in half and insert into the needle eye. No knots to do.
Drag the thread through the fabric, so that the end of the thread on which the loop remained on the wrong side. Make a stitch on the diagonal cells.
How to embroider <b>cross</b> <strong>canvas</strong>
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Pass the needle through the loop from the wrong side, and then gently tighten the thread. Thus, the thread is fixed, but there is no knot.
How to embroider <b>cross</b> <strong>canvas</strong>
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Insert the needle into the lower right corner of the cell and make a stitch on the diagonal. I got a cross. But if you need not one but a number of crosses of the same color, it is more convenient first to make some polyreactive. After the needle is inserted in the lower right corner of the cell, enter it diagonally to the upper right corner of the next cell, and then again at the bottom, etc. On the wrong side at this time make vertical seams.
How to embroider <b>cross</b> <strong>canvas</strong>
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Once you have made the required number of policraticus, enter the needle and thread in the upper left corner of the previous cell, then at the bottom, etc. it Turns out a number of crosses.
How to embroider <b>cross</b> <strong>canvas</strong>
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Embroider the first one color and then change the thread. So you will know what all the ranks that need to be done with the color ready. Don't have to calculate the cells to start another thread.
To change the thread, pull the needle through the stitches on the wrong side, cut thread.
How to embroider <b>cross</b> <strong>canvas</strong>
Note
Before you begin the embroidery, wash your hands with soap and water.

Keep on the wrong side didn't mess up the thread and there was no knots.
Useful advice
If you have a lot of different shades of threads, make them the envelopes or pockets and sign the room, as well as in the diagrams indicate the numbers of the relevant threads, you will see the location of the desired color.

Over time, the scheme may lose its original look and these colors can be difficult to distinguish. It is recommended to store the schema in a file or pasted with adhesive tape.

If during operation of the twisted thread, hang it down with a needle, so she unwound. So crosses will be neat and smooth.

In order not to lose sight of a number, which is embroidered, convenient to use with a ruler.

First, it is recommended to do the embroidery threads bright, then dark, so as not to stain the embroidery of dark hair.

Advice 3: How to sew on the machine

Embroidery is handiwork art by which patterns adorn the cloth. There are various methods of sewing: by hand and with the help of embroidery machines. Using embroidery to decorate clothing, household items and create art.
How to sew on the machine
You will need
  • stencil, pencil, thread, machine, Hoop
Instruction
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When embroidering manually you need: a Hoop, a needle and thread. When knitting with a sewing machine is a very important product dimensions. Patterns smaller than 20 cm can be embroidered on electronic sewing machine, large-can embroider with a sewing, as it is equipped with the embroidery unit.
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To embroider on the machine, it is necessary to select a needle corresponding to the fabric thickness. For example, needle No. 100 suitable for fabrics such as velvet, calico; needle No. 70 suitable for muslin, chiffon.
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Before you sew on the machine, lubricate all parts with oil, then work on it in vain. This is to ensure that the oil gets into all the details. After that wipe dry. Place the machine so that it does not sway, and to light falling on the product.
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Next, adjust the needle thread tension, as it affects the quality of your work. Upper thread adjust using a special knob located on the front Board of the machine. Bottom thread - by the regulator that is on the bobbin case cap. Check the tension on the waste piece of cloth.
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Next, secure the material in the Hoop. For this outer wrap put onto a hard surface, top, cover it with our cloth, and then insert the inner Hoop, pulling the fabric. Two hands move the Hoop under the needle and hit the pedal.
Note
Try to keep the needle clearly went on the line. Fingers at this point move according to the direction of the figure.
Useful advice
First train yourself to embroider with handwheel cars, and then proceed to the foot pedal control. Don't let the sewing machine do the reverse, as this will tear the thread. Start slowly at first, then, after, you increase the stitching speed.

Advice 4: How to embroider canvas print

For cross-stitching on canvas with printed pattern , you can use ready-made kits available on the market, or to develop their own sketch, apply it to the fabric and create an exclusive picture.
How to embroider canvas print
Instruction
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Treat the edges of the canvas, on which drawing. Run a line of zig-zag on the sewing machine along the edge of the product. Make sure the thread didn't pull the material of the canvas. If no sewing machine, apply a thin brush PVA glue on the contour of the material and leave for two hours to dry.
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Pick threads for embroidery. Apply floss available for drawing on the canvas. Make a holder for thread. For this piece of cardboard a hole punch punch holes according to the number of used shades of floss. Place them cut threads. Alternatively, you can use floss, fine wool or silk threads.
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Place the fabric in the Hoop. Using this device will not allow the deformation of the fabric during embroidering. Do not tighten the Hoop too tight, so the picture is not skewed.
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Start embroidering. Separate the required number of strands of floss. For canvas Aida 14, use 2 or 3 strands. Start embroidering with solid plots. Be careful that the closing stitch of each cross was laid in the same direction. Move the Hoop on the canvas to embroider area was in the middle of them. For a more gentle transition of color on the faces and hands of the people, use melange yarn. To do this, take two shades of floss used for the embroidery such as the face. Separate one thread of each color, connect, pass the needle and embroider the transition area between the original shades. This will make the picture more realistic, without abrupt transitions.
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The finished embroidery wash in lukewarm soapy water, rinse, dry. Do not worry if the water in which you washed the product is stained, it's with the canvas coming off a pattern. So that the embroidery has not changed color, add the soap and table salt. Iron the garment with the iron, putting it on the flannel Mat face down. This will allow the crosses to remain three-dimensional.
Useful advice
Do not wash the finished product in hot water, thread can shed.

Advice 5: How to embroider the pillow with cross

Pillow with embroidered cross may be the cutest element of the interior. It will be cozy because the made with his own hands. In addition, embroidered cushion, exclusive and original thing that attracts the attention of guests.
How to embroider the pillow with cross
You will need
  • - fabric with embroidery;
  • - fabric for pillowcase;
  • - thread color of this fabric;
  • - fabric for the pillow-case;
  • - needle;
  • - sewing machine (optional);
  • - material for getting your pillows (feather, down or synthetic winterizer).
Instruction
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Prepare embroidery. Wash and Pat her. It is desirable that all sides to the embroidered object to be the same amount of unfilled space (assuming that the background were not embroidered).
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Determine the size of the pillow (this depends on the size of the embroidery). Embroidery can take up the entire front side, and to be in its center, with all sides being framed by some other cloth like in the frame. Record the number of centimeters will be one direction of future pillows.
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Prepare the fabric for the pillow-case. You then fill in the feathers or synthetic padding. And the embroidery is better to make a pillowcase, so it can be, if necessary, to remove and wash.
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Lay on the table cloth, special chalk, draw two identical squares, leave from each side of the 2 inch, when you cut. These indents need to be bound. Fold the squares together inside out and hand-baste stitch. Then prostrochite already on the sewing machine all sides of a square, except one.
How to embroider <b>pillow</b> <strong>cross</strong>
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Received remove the cover and stuff it with feathers, polyester batting or other filler. Sew the hole by hand, with tucked edges inside. Pillow ready. Now it remains to make a pillow case with embroidery.
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Take a piece of good fabric. To make the back of the pillowcase, cut a square with sides an inch and a half longer than for the basic pillowcase. Also cut a 3 rectangle with the length of the long side equal to the side of the square. And the fourth rectangle make wider inches by seven. This rectangle will be located at the bottom of the pillow to get lapped.
How to embroider <b>pillow</b> <strong>cross</strong>
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Sew these rectangles, podrachivaya corners diagonally to make a sort of frame for embroidery.
How to embroider <b>pillow</b> <strong>cross</strong>
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Put the resulting "frame" on the embroidery, tucked the edges inside and stitch along the edge. Now embroidery forms one whole with the "frame", and together they make up the front side of the pillowcase.
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Fold the front and back of pillow together, inside out. In this case fold the bottom of the front side to make a "lap". The edges of both bottom parts of the pillow cases should be pre-rolled and hemmed.
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Prostrochite from the top and the sides. Pillow case ready. Remove it and put it on the pillow.
How to embroider <b>pillow</b> <strong>cross</strong>
Useful advice
If you already have some plain pillow, just make her a pillow case with embroidery.

Advice 6: How easy it is to embroider cross-stitch big picture?

Admire huge paintings, embroidered cross? And they themselves cannot decide on such? "Too much time and effort should be spent," you say to yourself. In fact, to embroider big picture is not as difficult as it seems. A few simple secrets will help you to create a masterpiece.
How easy it is to embroider cross-stitch big picture?

Select the picture and think about how much time it really embroider, considering your employment and the pace of work. Embroidering a picture, remember this time and try to meet him. For example, if you decided to embroider a picture for the new year, try to do that by the new year she was ready.

 

It is better to embroider a bit, but every day. Do not sit on a painting for five or more hours. It is better to give your hobby for an hour every day. So you will be better to concentrate on the embroidery, and the back and arms are not very tired.

 

You can set for yourself a certain amount. For example, to embroider a day 200 crosses. Working in this way, you will be able to accurately calculate the deadline. This is very handy if you want someone to get his picture on a holiday.

 

Gently relate to the thread. The more orderly you will keep them, the less time you will spend on their search. Ideally you should buy a special container or box where you store all materials (thread, needles, scissors, pattern, embroidery) for a particular picture.

 

Not too long embroider thread. The longer the thread, the greater the risk to unexpected knot in the wrong place. To unravel the thread, it is not always easy. In any case, you will have to spend time either on the unraveling of the thread, or to consolidate already embroidered and preparation for the new thread.

 

All that you have already embroidered, paint the diagram with a pencil. The marker or pen is better not to use, so you can always go to the place on the scheme, which is already embroidered. The shading helps to easily navigate the schema and know exactly what is already embroidered.

 

When embroidering try not to be distracted by other things. It is very easy to draw a picture that is biased towards, if not to watch carefully for the location of the patterns on the canvas. But to unpick and re-sew the same place – the work is long and quite nervous.

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