You will need
- - embroidery floss;
- - Hoop;
- - needle;
- - a pair of scissors.
For starters, think that you will embroider. Prepare the necessary materials and tools. As the basis, choose cotton, calico or linen, take a small Hoop.
Need letters to draw on paper, find the scheme a suitable monogram in the Internet and transfer the pattern on tracing paper. Protogerou lay the fabric on a flat surface, place on top of carbon paper and a tracing pattern, draw it. Decorate the words with a beautiful vignette, add a few decorative details.
Secure the fabric with a pattern on the Hoop and start to embroider, for example, stitch. For one character, you can use a different technique and colored thread. Types of joints and methods by which you can apply stitches, the lot. Look at the outlines of the letters and use appropriate. For example, seam "back needle" suitable for a wider part of the symbol, while the narrower embossed surface.
It is more difficult to embroider the letters of rounded form, for example "About", "With". Embroider the main part of the letters embossed surface, corner to make smaller stitches. Embroider around letters decorative frame, use a loop or suture chain.
Use a combination of different types of joints. For example, the technique of "back needle" stitch "Rococo" or "stalked". Seam "back needle as follows: insert needle from right to left on the reverse side of the canvas. The thread should be on the left side of the stitch, taking it under the fabric.
Use your work and double-sided surface. The thread does not tighten, then the stitches will be smooth, one-to-one. Note the seam "stitch" - stitches very thick, looks beautiful. Pierce the fabric from the front, aim the needle into the loop, tighten the thread carefully.
Use letters, decorative patterns, or embroider them on the background of the whole ornament. For the effect of light and shade alternate threads of dark and light colors.
Advice 2: How to stitch "back needle"
Seam "back needle" is used to design the contours of objects in embroidery stitch and cross and for the creation of an independent simple patterns. The technique of execution is similar to embroidery stalked seam.
Draw on the fabric line, along which will run the seam "back needle". If you subscribe backstich (contour line) on the stitch or cross-stitch, to draw the line is not necessary.
Place the material in a Hoop, without using this device you can pull the fabric filaments and deform the figure. Gently pull up the edge.
Pass the needle thread. Tie a knot in it. Keep in mind that when you perform a seam "back needle" the flow of the working thread is rather large, so cut a long enough piece.
Insert the needle into the material from the wrong side on the drawn line or along the contour of the embroidered object, pull, pull. Make a small stitch in the opposite direction of the contour lines, pierce the fabric with the needle, but do not put it completely on the wrong side.
Enter the tip of the needle from the wrong side in the fabric, stepping back from the initial point of entry a small distance equal to the stitch length. Withdraw the needle and thread on the front side.
Run the second stitch. To do this, insert the needle into the hole of the first insertion of the needle, from the wrong side will retreat to the length of two stitches, again, withdraw the needle on the front side. You will have two stitches. Try to keep their length was the same. The front side of the stitch looks like machine stitch, purl threads are "lapped".
To contour was more dense, use thread of a few additions or forge next two or three parallel seam. Make sure that the length of the stitches they were the same.
To create a self-ornaments pave the seam "back needle" on the drawn line, attach yarn on the wrong side. Then pass the needle thread of a different color, tie the end knot. Enter from the wrong side of the thread on the work surface next to the first stitch. Now all the work is done on the front side. Insert the needle into the first stitch, gently pull the thread, with the same hand, place your second stitch, withdraw the needle. You get two-tone snake. Secure the thread on the back side when the pattern will be fully implemented.