Story of the Cosy Tuscan Patio design
Imagine to sip on your morning coffee in a cosy patio on a Tuscan Hill…. That’s exactly what you get to do in your mind as you stitch this dreamy embroidery design!
The crooked tiles on the tops reveals rich history and charm. Use a single stranded back stitch and you’re able to effectively capture these perfect imperfections, which give the scene it’s identity.
The flower arrangements are here as your creative outlet. Follow the pattern and they’ll look like the image shows you. Alternatively you can use them to explore your style with your own favorite colors. The possibilities are endless! We hope you’ll enjoy this pattern as much as we did stitching it
Below is a full process video of the Cosy Tuscan Patio design to give you more support and an invitation to the soothing experience of embroidering this pattern.
Embroidery stitches used in this pattern:
- Back stitch
- Satin stitch
- Split stitch
- French knot
Materials you need to complete this embroidery design:
- 🖼️ Cotton canvas (or any non-stretch and non-transparent cotton fabric such as Duck canvas 7oz)
- 🖼️ Embroidery hoop of 15cm (6“)
- 🎨Embroidery needle (We love to use 1-5 Bohin France or DMC needles)
- 🧵 Embroidery floss (DMC colour codes are indicated on your pattern pdf)
- ✂️ Scissor
- 📝 Carbon paper for transfer (Alternatively solvy paper, iron-on pen or any other transfer method of your preference)
- 🖊️ Pointy ball point pen
- 📏 Optional: Small ruler
Here is an article with more information about the various materials that we use.
→ Included in your pattern pdf is a video tutorial on how to transfer our architectural hand embroidery designs with carbon paper.
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Then you’d want to have a look at our in depth Architectural hand embroidery and threadpainting courses on Charles and Elin Academy!
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