Have you ever heard about embroidery greeting cards? Perhaps, not yet. Most of us have been so into hand and machine embroidery which uses clothes that we don’t know much about embroidery on paper or greeting cards. But, don’t you think it’s much fun to design your greeting cards using embroidery especially if you love embroidery? It sure will be. After all, if it’s your first time to do it, you’d be glad at how this can be a great way to express your love and feelings to your love ones through the personalized greeting cards.
The good thing about embroidering greeting cards is that you can combine your love of embroidery to paper crafts. And did you know that there are, surprisingly, plenty of designs for stitching your cards? And most of all, they are free.
How Get Designs for your Greeting Cards
• Cut out any designs you’d like from your old magazines and books. You’ll surely find great designs for card such as Christmas ornaments or trees for Christmas, hearts for Valentines, cakes for birthdays, etc.
• You can also download and print an image from the internet. Make sure to get simple designs if you’re new to this.
• You can also use old embroidery patterns
Where Do You Get Patterns and Designs?
• Old magazines and books which you can freely cut-out.
• Embroidery shops
• The internet
So, now you have your pattern or design, you can prepare the materials that you will need. You should prepare your blank card, pin for punching holes, needles, threads, tapes, scissors, glue sticks and some decorative papers.