Has anyone done Embroidery on Paper?

playdirtDecember 31, 2005

I fell in love with this craft 3 years ago and hav e collected every pattern I find. It is really fun. Just do a Google and sites come up. Or email me and I can give you some sites. cathy

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grammasc

I've been thinking about it. Like I really need something else to do and more supplies! Do you have a favorite site for basic instructions?

    Bookmark   January 14, 2006 at 1:59PM
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playdirt

I do and here is one
http://www.cardinspirations-usa.com/demo/demo15.htm
it has seven free patterns. I started this craft to use up my threads from cross stitching--now I have a whole lot more threads/ enjoy. Kids have fun doing this for their friends also cathy

    Bookmark   January 17, 2006 at 8:04PM
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netla

A friend's MIL embroidered gold rings on all the wedding invitations when her son and my friend got married. It looked beautiful.

Some paper embroidery patterns can be adapted to use for embroidering on CDs. (Obviously, you need to drill the holes, but the principle is the same).

    Bookmark   February 3, 2006 at 8:38AM
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Red_Confetti

Hi Cathy and other embroiderers -

I have tried embroidery on greeting cards a few times. The effect is stunning and certainly different from most other cards I make. But golly, did my fingers get sore poking all those holes!

What do you use to make the holes? (I was using a large needle.)

    Bookmark   February 4, 2006 at 11:59AM
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chery2

I did an angel in flight to fit into the oval space under glass of a wooden tray for my mother; of course, I have it now. Still love it. chery2

    Bookmark   March 23, 2006 at 11:26AM
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persiancat_gardener

YES, I HAVE. I USED CARDSTOCK PAPER AND A STRONG NEEDLE.
I ALSO PUT STABALIZER ON THE BACK SIDE, THEN COVERED WITH
ANOTHER PIECE OF MATCHING PAPER, TRIMED WITH SOMETHING PRETTY....EDGING...

    Bookmark   October 9, 2007 at 8:16PM
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