Bev from Flamingo Toes has come out with a fabulous, new embroidery book. I LOVE hand embroidery. It is one of my favorite ways to use my hands while watching tv or kids sports games or sitting at the airport. It is a great, portable hobby that is relatively inexpensive and once you learn a few basic stitches, you will have confidence to take on practically anything. Bev does a wonderful job of teaching basic embroidery stitches and skills in her book, now widely available wherever you like to purchase books.
When I was looking through her book and trying to decide which project I’d like to make, I was really drawn to her embroidered denim jacket. I wondered how I could modify this to create a cute little jacket for my not-quite-2 year old daughter. I decided to take some of the flowers and leaves from this pattern as well as some from another pattern in her book to create a fun, little floral scene on the back of my daughter’s jacket.
My daughter has loved this little jacket and has wanted to wear it a lot since I’ve finished it. It would make a really fun gift for a baby shower, or a project to make for yourself! Make sure to check out Bev’s book and blog for all of the other projects that have happened!