Here’s To The Red White and Blue: The 4th of July, the United States of America’s Independence Day, is a day to unabashedly drape yourself in stars and stripes, and our embroidery pattern for this holiday just had to reflect that. With straight stitched stars and a variety of fill stitches forming stripes, Here’s to the Red White and Blue is a fun way to add the USA’s iconic flag to your summer decor.
Here’s To The Red White and Blue!
Finished Size Intended for 6” embroidery hoop.
Pattern by Allyson Dykhuizen
DMC Floss 334: Medium Baby Blue, 350: Medium Coral.
Practice your Fill Stitches in the Stripes!
Materials Required 2 12” squares of muslin or other woven cotton fabric, fabric marking pen or pencil, safety pins or masking tape, 6” or smaller embroidery hoop to use while stitching, embroidery needle, scissors.
Fun Straight Stitched Stars!
Notes Use 2 strands of DMC Floss throughout, unless otherwise noted.
While doing the Chain Stitch outlines of the stripes, work from left to right and from bottom up each time.
The Flag Fills Up Your 6″ Hoop!
Stitches Used Satin Stitch, Long and Short Stitch, French Knot, Chain Stitch, Lattice Stitch, Straight Stitch.
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