Today I have another easy embroidery tutorial for you, and I am going to show you how to embroider a rose using only satin stitch. This is a really good way to practice your satin stitch if you are a beginner to embroidery, and I will even teach you a special technique to make to edge of the leaf pointed. If you like this macaroon design and want to try for yourself you can order this embroidery kit on my shop and even get it as a PDF embroidery pattern.
Of course, as always, I made a video tutorials for you! So you can watch it first and then read my stitch guide and notes. If you want to stay updated with my videos you must subscribe to my YouTube channel! Just click here below:
Rose embroidery with satin stitch
In order to embroider the rose petals we will use satin stitch which usually used to fill shapes. Start with a stitch that goes all the way from the point of the petal across the shape in the middle. Then fill the shape in the opposite direction to the stitch you have just made using satin stich. Bring your needle up from one side of the shape outline, and bring it back down to the other side of the fabric from the other side of the outline. Keep going like that, from right to left (or the other way around it doesn’t matter), filling out all the petal.
Flower stalk embroidery with back stitch
For the stalk I’m using back stitch. Begin by pulling your needle up and stich one simple stich forward. Before your next stich, space the needle 1/2 inch forward, and come back with your needle back down through the end of the last stitch.
Leaf embroidery with lazy daisy stitch
When you get to a leaf you can fill it with satin stitch. But if you want to challenge yourself with a new stitch try lazy daisy stitch. I have a special tutorial just for that stitch you can look for it in my basic embroidery stitches for beginner’s post I write a while ago. But I will share here the short version of it. You create a small loop in the base of the leaf and poke your needle from the bottom of the fabric upwards in the position of the leaf point. Then go inside the loop and slowly pull your thread. Seal this stitch by going back down with your needle at the position of the point of the leaf- but not exactly, take a bit up from it because you want to flatten and secure the loop.
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