Embroidered Canvas Line Art

3 Materials
$10
2 Hours
Easy

Turn on your favourite movie, put up your feet, and make yourself a cute embroidered art piece! This one will be going in our nursery, but the patterns are endless and would make for a great homemade gift as well.

Supplies


All these supplies were available at our local dollar store!

  • Canvas
  • Embroidery thread
  • Embroidery needle


You will also need:

  • An image printed out that you'll embroider
  • Masking tape
Template image/pattern


This is the image that I thought was really cute for our nursery. I changed the shape of the scarf a bit, but that's it.

Tape the image onto the center of the canvas.


**Optional: Paint the canvas prior to this if you don't want a white background or would like a pattern in the background.

Poke the holes


Go around the shape of your pattern with a needle and poke holes where you'll be stitching.

Remove the template
Pick your thread


I use "markup" a lot on my phone to picture what colours to use my projects. I decided on a black outline for the rabbit and some pastels for the flower and scarf.

Embroider- back stitch


Use a back stitch to go around and embroider your image.

I was so shocked at how long this took just to do the outlines! I think it would've looked cute to fill in the bunny's scarf and flower with more thread, but I was ready for bed when I got to this point. ;)

Done!


Enjoy your new art piece! I think I might add a border to this one yet for more colour. What do you think?

For more ideas and ongoing projects, follow along on Instagram and Facebook!


Insta: @farmhouse.ongunnshill

Facebook: Lauren Ann Design


~Lauren 

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  • Dl.5660408 Dl.5660408 on Nov 11, 2021

    Such a sweet, creative idea 😻😻😻

  • Cso51108026 Cso51108026 on Nov 13, 2021

    SO DOING THIS!!! I'm doing trios of succulents/cacti for 2 of my kiddos, and a trio of llamas, plus a trio of sock monkey/friends (cow/calf/monkey/dog!). Can't WAIT to see how they turn out!!!

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