sweet little spring stitchery

Spring has sprung, and this sweet sewing pocket by designer Terry Loewen will remind you to get outside and enjoy the sunshine…with your sewing basket by your side, of course!

spring bunny sewing pocket

designed by Terry Loewen

Outside of Pocket (with flap open)


materials

For product information, see sources below.

for pocket

Homespun, two 5-1/2″ x 10″ pieces

Quilting thread

DMC embroidery floss in No. 611

for embroidery

Wichelt 30 ct. linen in No. 25B Natural Brown

DMC embroidery floss in No. 611, No. 612, No. 632, No. 644, No. 730, No. 732, No. 830, No. 3857, No. 3861, No. 3865, No. 4065

for both pieces

Iron and ironing surface, mild soap and water, sewing machine

Back of Pocket (with flap open)

instructions

See Chart below.

1. Embroider design using two strands of floss over two threads of linen. Set aside.

2. Hand wash in cool water, let dry, then press.

3. Cut homespun to measurements specified.  With right-sides together, sew, leaving 1/4″ seam allowance and leaving bottom open.

4. Turn right-side out, fold in half, and press, turning bottom opening in.  Cut embroidery to fit front of pouch with just enough to turn under.  Press.

5. Place embroidered piece on front of pouch and using three strands of No. 611, blanket stitch around, closing bottom of pouch as you go.

6. When you get to the top, make button hole loop, then blanket stitch over loop tightly.

7. Sew button onto back.

Stitch chart

sources

The DMC Corporation

(973) 589-0606

dmc-usa.com

Wichelt Imports, Inc.

wichelt.com

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7 thoughts on “sweet little spring stitchery

    • Hi Nan, Thank you for bringing this to our attention. If you click on the photo, it will enlarge, and then you will be able to count the number of stitches in each row. We are sorry for the inconvenience.

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