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.
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.
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.
Embroidered work wash in warm soapy water, dry in the spread out on a towel. Iron.
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.
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.
They like to do and they are nice to admire - this embroidered cross pillow.
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 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.
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).
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Sew these rectangles, podrachivaya corners diagonally to make a sort of frame for embroidery.
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.
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.
Prostrochite from the top and the sides. Pillow case ready. Remove it and put it on the pillow.
If you already have some plain pillow, just make her a pillow case with embroidery.