InstructionsI cut retangles 15.50 x11. 2 layers and a thin batting. I then did machine embroidery using an outline design. I stippled around the design with thread to match the background. I then used crayola crayons to color the inside of the design. It is easy and fun. I used several colors for each flower and leaves, stems etc. ironing each color with a press closth between colors. You get a very ...
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Type of item: Home Decor
Style: Traditional, Casual
White cotton with a loose weave, suitable for machine embroidery. Calico prints and batiks for binding. Crayons to color design.
What was your inspiration?
I wanted to use my embroidery designs and incorporate coloring with crayons, which I had done before.
What are you most proud of?
They look better than I expected and are washable and if your color comes out you can recolor.
What advice would you give someone starting this project?
Do a sample . Also if you do not have an embroidery machine, you can hand embroidery. I have done that too on another project. For outline designs, you can use designs from coloring books and trace them onto your fabric with a light box or just hold them up to a window, which is what I did. During the day of course.