You will need
- - ready handkerchief or cotton, linen, silk fabric;
- - Hoop;
- - thread for embroidery, for example, floss;
- - needle stitching.
Buy a bow a scarf or, if you want to sew it yourself, a piece of cotton, flax or silk fabrics. Cut material square and finish the edges. Wash the product, this will prevent fabric shrinkage in the future and deformation of an embroidered pattern.
Select the motif you want to portray on the handkerchief. In making decisions regarding motive use your embroidery skills, ability to work in a particular technology, the availability of special equipment such as embroidery machines. For beginners optimal simple pattern in the form of a monogram on one edge of the handkerchief, made by tambour or stalk stitch. Skilled craftswomen can create a complex pattern surface on the perimeter of the product. If you are going to embroider a countable cross, please note that the TIC must be in strict accordance with the weave of the material.
Pick threads for embroidery. Use special floss or thread for machine embroidery. Make sure that threads don't fade.
Apply the pattern to the material with a simple pencil, if you will complete the stitch, chain stitch, stalk stitch or knotted Rococo. In the case of cross stitch, sew to the fabric remove the fabric.
Insert the handkerchief in the Hoop so that the center of the future figure possibly was located in the middle of the fixture. Start embroidering.
To the reverse side of the handkerchief was not nodules, pass floss in the needle hook her weave of the main material, print on the front side, loosen the thread. Align both ends, pass to the eye of a needle and make the first stitch.
Finish the embroidery. Print the working thread on the wrong side, tuck the end into the stitches.
Wash the handkerchief. Put it on a soft flannel fabric and iron so the embroidered pattern will remain three-dimensional.