How To Embroider Metrics

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How To Embroider Metrics
How To Embroider Metrics

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As a gift to relatives or friends, in whose life an important event took place, a wedding or the birth of a baby, you can embroider a metric. This will be one of the most wonderful and original presentations.

How to embroider metrics
How to embroider metrics

It is necessary

  • - canvas;
  • - threads for embroidery;
  • - a needle;
  • - embroidery hoop;
  • - scissors.


Step 1

Choose a motif for embroidery. On the Internet, you can find many different and cute subjects for the embroidered metric. These can be flowers, angels, toys, bunnies, bears, babies, booties or rattles. Metrics embroidery patterns can be selected here

Step 2

If you want your embroidery to be unique, draw a picture or take a photo. Use a special program to translate the image into a diagram. One of the best Pattern Maker software available.

Step 3

Prepare a canvas (special material for cross stitching) and threads. Its size should be about 5 cm larger than the size of the embroidery itself. To prevent the edges from blooming, coat all sides of the canvas with PVA glue and let dry.

Step 4

Pick up the threads. If you are a beginner embroiderer, you should not choose a complex motif for a metric with many colors and shades. The most suitable thread for embroidery is a floss in two or three folds.

Step 5

Sew 10x10 squares on the canvas with basting stitches. This will make it easier for you to navigate the diagram.

Step 6

Embroider metric information: name (or names), date of event, location, and so on. If the letters are large, they can also be embroidered with a cross, if small - with a stalk seam.

Step 7

Wash the finished embroidery by hand in warm water, lay it out on a flat surface and let dry. Iron it with a steam iron.

Step 8

Complete the embroidery with a photo. You can also add a child's curl or tag. Frame or postcard.

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