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I have been knitting, sewing, embroidering, and creating since I was a small girl. I live on a working sheep farm with my husband and daughter in western Massachusetts. I have written 8 books on ...

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Walk the Dog Embroidery Pattern

from Kristin Nicholas Designs
(10) Name: 'Embroidery : Walk the Dog Embroidery Pattern
Walk the Dog Embroidery Pattern
Walk the Dog Embroidery Pattern
Walk the Dog Embroidery Pattern
Walk the Dog Embroidery Pattern

Pattern Description:

Paris in the 1950's. Beautiful wasp-waisted women in full skirts and cashmere sweaters walking along the Seine with their standard poodle dogs. I can see it in my mind right now. That's the scene I was thinking about when I designed the Walk The Dog embroidered pillow.

Stitches you will need to know: Outline Stitch, Chain Stitch, French Knots, and Satin Stitch. There are complete and clear illustrations on How-To stitch each one. The pattern also includes close-up photos of different sections of the pattern

This 10 page PDF pattern includes:

Complete instructions for cutting fabric, centering and transferring the design to the fabric including 3 methods of transfer - light table/window, dressmaker's tracing paper and Sulky Iron-On Transfer paper

Complete how-to illustrations of the stitches you will need

Close-up photos of key design points so it is easy for your to re-create the design

The design template to transfer to your fabric using tracing paper or light table

The reversed design template to transfer using a Sulky Iron-on Marker

Paternayan Persian Colors used with matching DMC Cotton Embroidery Floss Shades

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 12 x 12" square pillow, can also be larger depending on size of fabric used

You Will Also Need:

  • Regular sewing supplies and embroidery hoop (optional) Pillow stuffing, sewing thread, and sewing machine to finish your pillow.