Cross-stitch making using hoop art

The best gift is a gift made with your own hands, is not it? In this master class, a great way to make such a gift using the technique of "Hoop art", which will surely please both beginner needlewomen and skilled workers with experience, is considered.Style="text-align: center;">cross-stitch

So, to do the work you need: 1. Canvas. The size and color of the canvas, you can choose any. The main rule - the smaller the cells, the more accurate the embroidery will look and the larger the design will fit in a limited area. It is better to select the canvas color in accordance with the planned design. 2. The scheme for embroidery. On the Internet now you can find a huge number of patterns, choose the one that fits the chosen theme. In this case, the gift is intended for a newborn girl, so the picture is chosen with pink flowers and a turquoise bow. In the middle there is a place for the inscription. 3. The hoop.It is important to choose a hoop, starting from the size of the canvas and the chosen scheme. It is necessary to correlate the number of cells in the pattern and on the canvas and determine the size of the future embroidery. In order to make this easier, you can draw the canvas into squares of 10 * 10 with a special water-soluble marker for the fabric. Also consider the shape of the picture. The hoop can be purchased in various shapes and sizes, both round and square or oval. 4. Threads for embroidery. Threads can be used any quality and any company. The main thing - that they were all from the same series did not differ in structure. Choose the colors you need in accordance with the scheme. Most often there is indicated not only the name of the flowers and the quantity necessary for the work, but also the recommendations for choosing the manufacturer with the articles. 5. Auxiliary materials: cardboard suitable for the color of the canvas, pencil, glue “Moment” are necessary for the work. The first step is to cut a piece of canvas of the desired size indented 5 centimeters, or more, so that it is convenient to draw. You can work with the canvas both in the purchased hoop, and without them. cross-stitch
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After your embroidery ka transferred to canvas, it should be washed to remove the pollution or damage marker. While the embroidery is drying, you can do it. First you need to cut out 2 circles from cardboard. The size of the first must correspond to the internal diameter of the hoop, the size of the second - the external.
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You need to gently stroke the dried embroidery through 2 layers of the mark or a thin fabric, and then pull on the hoop.
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Insert a smaller cardboard circle on the back side of the embroidery. cross-stitch It will give the fabric a density and make the pattern look brighter.
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The edges of the embroidery need to be assembled at the back and attached to the cardboard when glue help.
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The second piece of cardboard will serve to hide these edges.  cross-stitch design This way of embroidery design will save time and money is much cheaper left than the decoration in the framing workshop, and takes no more than 15 minutes. [center] cross-stitch design Creative success!

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