Choosing Fabric Style and Thread Colors for Embroidery

Sometimes I spend a lot of time picking fabric and thread colors when designing an embroidery pattern.   The fabric you choose can make a difference in regards to the “feel” or emotion of a piece.   I recently designed a pattern with my sheep, Buttercup.    I wanted the finished design to have a charming/vintage look so I used Osnaburg fabric.  Osnaburg has a very vintage feel as it’s coarsely woven cotton with a natural hue.  I also wanted to reflect […]

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