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Northern California, USA

Hello! I'm Kathy Barlow, textile designer and Chief Design Junkie behind the interior design blog, HomeWorkshop.com.

A working mom of two girls, my days are a whirlwind. My brain and sketchbooks ...

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Houndstooth Embroidery, Beading & Pillow

from Kathy @HomeWorkshop
(10) Name: 'Embroidery : Houndstooth Embroidery, Beading & Pillow
Houndstooth Embroidery, Beading & Pillow Houndstooth Embroidery, Beading & Pillow

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • You only need to know basic hand and machine sewing skills to add chic, geometric, Houndstooth embellishments to your wardrobe and home decor!

Pattern Description:

Graphic, black and white patterns are heating up runways across the globe; and Houndstooth is both on trend and a classic. Want a purse that pops? A pillow that sparks up a space? A mesmerizing collar or cuff?

With this pattern you'll take Houndstooth beyond the traditional menswear textile, splashing bold hand embroidery and sparkling beading across home decor and fashion pieces.

Your download includes complete patterns and instructions for Houndstooth hand embroidery, and the Houndstooth hand-beading-on fabric variation.

As a bonus, you also receive the complete, sewing pattern and instructions to craft the stunning, 12" x 16" Houndstooth Accent Pillow!

For your convenience, all HomeWorkshop patterns are designed to print on regular 8 1/2" x 11" printer paper.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Embroider or bead anything you like! Your Houndstooth Accent Pillow is 12" x 16"


  • Item(s) to be embellished. For Embroidery: Yarn or floss. For Beading: Two colors of glass bugle beads, super-strong specialty beading thread. For Pillow: 1 yard off-white cotton duck (or similar) fabric, 3" of off-white, sew-on, hook-and-loop tape (optional), 12" x 16" Pillow Insert, sewing machine, off-white sewing machine thread.

You Will Also Need:

  • Hand sewing needles and needle threader, embroidery hoop or frame, sharp fabric and embroidery scissors, straight pins, scotch tape, Iron with steam setting, white pressing cloth or clean, white cotton dish towel, ironing board.