Immerse yourself in the joy of creating something beautiful out of abandoned items. We call this wonderful movement upcycling.
Pattern by Vorn Vann
DMC Mouliné Embroidery floss: 730, 469, 831, 3822, 610
Tools & Materials
Blouse (low or no stretch)
Carbon paper to transfer pattern
Download and print the “Floral Patch” pattern. Transfer the pattern onto blouse of your choice and secure with hoop. Refer to template for colors of floss to use for the different floral parts.
For stems: Stem stitch with 2 strands of floss (same color number as leaves in template)
For leaves: Fishbone stitch with 6 strands of floss
For flower petals: Embroider long and short stitches using 6 strands of floss to form the inner and outer petals. After which, use 1 strand of DMC 469 to stitch a single straight stitch in the direction towards the centre of the petal (see template).
For flower center: Fill in the centre with French knots using 6 strands of floss.
Release the hoop and enjoy your beautiful upcycled top!
Download the template here.