Blackwork Embroidery - The Color Purple

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Blackwork Embroidery - The Color Purple Pattern


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Embroidery: Blackwork Embroidery - The Color Purple
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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details




Hand Embroidery

Skill Level:

small skill level requirement Beginner

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Make basic stitches (cross stitch, back stitch)

Pattern Description:

This is a favorite quote from Alice Walker's "The Color Purple" for many people, and a reminder to enjoy all of the beauty in life.

This blackwork embroidery pattern includes chart and tips for stitching. It is fairly beginner-friendly in difficulty, but can take more time and patience to complete than you might expect if you've never done blackwork before.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 4.5 inches x 4.5 inches on 14-count Aida cloth


  • Aida cloth - 6 inch X 6 inch in 14-count
  • 1 skein of DMC floss

You Will Also Need:

  • scissors
  • needle
  • 4 inch diameter embroidery hoop

About Designer

About Designer

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We are a husband and wife crafting team. Our focus these days is needlework. He does counted cross-stitch, she does hand embroidery. In the past, he did knitting and she did crochet. (It sometimes still happens for personal projects and gifts.)

Our work reflects our interests. Sometimes that means themes like video games and science. Sometimes it means techniques, such as adding Dorset ...

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