For the Birds

Backstitch a little birdcage with a single strand of floss. Then attach it to a blank pendant, and slip it onto a chain.

Pin
Oops, we're sorry. Something went wrong. Please try again later.
Oops, we're sorry. Something went wrong. Please try again later.
Share your take on this idea!
Upload your photo here.
CLOSE

Materials:
Scrap of solid white fabric
1-1⁄8"-diameter covered button
Embroidery floss: black
Water- or heat-soluble marking pen

Download the pattern here.

 

Assemble the Button:

1. Trace pattern onto white paper. Using a light box or a sunny window, trace the pattern onto right side of white fabric using a water- or heat-soluble marking pen. Place fabric in a small embroidery hoop.

2. Use one strand of black floss for all stitching. Backstitch birdcage with short stitches. Stitch double-wrapped French knots for doorknob and dots on the curly ornamentation. Stitch chain with two chain stitches.


See common embroidery stitches here.


3. Refer to "M.I.Y. Covered Buttons," to cut out and assemble covered button.

continue reading below
Pin
Oops, we're sorry. Something went wrong. Please try again later.
Oops, we're sorry. Something went wrong. Please try again later.
Share your take on this idea!
Upload your photo here.
CLOSE

More Projects

close
close
close
close
close

Loading... Please wait...

Add My Photo close
I Did It!
Share on Facebook
Uh oh! Please pick a jpg at least 600x600px.
Share on Facebook
Uh oh! Your photo failed to upload. Please try again or visit your profile.
No one has shared their photo yet.
close