Who can resist a combination of the super-sweet and practical? The Too Sweet For Spiky Embroidered Bag pattern by Lenna Green, is just that, sweet! Our little embroidered hedgehog friend is off for a walk on the pocket of this little beg. You too can sew and embroider this little fellow on the bag pattern provided or use the embroidery design on cushions, clothes or as an embroidered wallhanging.
Full materials list included in instructions
Pattern sheet is included with embroidery design provided full size, ready for tracing
The small bag size is perfect to use up fabric scraps from your stash
Lots of clear instructions with Lenna's helpful embroidery tips included
The bag would make the perfect gift for a child or embroider their clothes, a cushion or anything else
Detailed step-by-step instructions, colour photographs and clear diagrams take you through each step from embroidery through to constructing the bag
Choose your favourite fabrics, colours and threads to create your own version
Stitches used are backstitch, detached daisy (lazy daisy) stitch, French knot, running stitch, straight stitch
A great pattern for beginner-level crafters looking for a simple bag pattern to practise their sewing skills or to practise simple embroidery skills
What crafts do you do? I enjoy patchwork and quilting, applique, hand embroidery, crochet, knitting, I also enjoy water colour painting
How long have you been crafting? I have been crafting for as long as I can remember, I made my first quilt when I was 15.
Who taught you your skills?Mainly my grandmother who lived around the corner from me when I was growing up, I also have a degree in Textiles and Design..
Is crafting your hobby or your profession? Both, I still craft as a hobby making items for family and friends, it has also become a profession.
Do you teach/publish your skills and projects?In the last few years I have turned my attention to publishing a digital sewing and craft magazine with a close friend of mine. Our digital magazine Kindred Stitches is sold via the App Store, on Google Play and via Computer.
What do you love most about crafting? It allows me to express my creativity and has enabled me to meet so many like-minded people from all around the world..
What is your proudest crafting moment/achievement? The conception, publishing and sale of a digital magazine that is sold in more than 10 countries and has a 4+ rating on the App store.
5 words that best describe your craft style? Traditional, old world, classic, romantic and timeless.
Anything else that you would like to share? My website Stitching Cow is an exciting online business designed for sewing enthusiasts. The website showcases exquisite patterns, is easy to navigate, offers free patterns, useful information and helpful how to video resources. The site also features a unique range of hand crafted timber sewing items, kits and fabrics. Visitors are invited to join the Stitching Cow community so that they can take advantage of exclusive offers, pattern and magazine launches.