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25 Modern Embroidery Patterns Ready for You to Download and Sew

Modern hand embroidery patterns to download and sew

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Do you want to try hand embroi­dery but don’t know where to start? Pat­terns can help you become com­fort­able with wield­ing a nee­dle and thread as you learn new stitch­es. And with the recent revi­tal­iza­tion of hoop art, illus­tra­tors are cre­at­ing mod­ern hand embroi­dery pat­terns that you can try today. Scroll below for designs that are avail­able for instant down­load. Once you print them off and apply them to your fab­ric, you’re ready to start stitching!

Many pat­terns will give you sug­ges­tions on thread col­or. But remem­ber, even though it might not seem like it, embroi­dery pat­terns are a col­lab­o­ra­tive expe­ri­ence. Sure, you down­load a PDF of the image, but it’s ulti­mate­ly up to you to what fab­ric and col­or thread you use. You can put your own spin on it and make it tru­ly your own.

Want to try embroidery but don’t know where to start? Here are 25 modern hand embroidery patterns ready for you to download and sew!
























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Hand embroidery patterns to download

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Hand embroidery patterns to download by Sarah K. Benning