Uncle Sam

Stich and display a plump Uncle Sam for your living room wall.

What You Need:

Celebrate Independence Day with this handmade American icon.
  • Needle
  • Embroidery hoop
  • Mill Hill black beads
  • White star button, rectangular flag button, and round button with yellow star
  • Desired frame


Download the free pattern for this project. (Downloading requires Adobe Acrobat software.)

Uncle Sam

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2. Zigzag-stitch or overcast the edges of the fabric to prevent fraying. Measure down 3 inches and in 3 inches from the left corner of the fabric and begin stitching the top of the hat at that point.

3. Use two plies of floss to work the cross-stitches over two threads of fabric. Work the backstitches using two plies of floss.

4. Attach buttons with matching embroidery floss according to the placement marks on the chart. Press the finished stitchery from the back. Frame the piece as desired.


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