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Stitched Memory Heart

Stitched Memory Heart

Stitched Memory Heart

Combine heart stitches of silk threads, shimmering metallic thread bows, and a family photo, and you have a treasured keepsake. Perfect for a Valentine's Day or Anniversary gift, this little project can be made in an evening. 

Materials  needed:

  • purchased heart shape (like a wooden heart, or this burlap-fabric-covered heart we found at AC Moore craft store)
  • family photo (printed on photo paper - don't use your original!)
  • Kreinik 1/8" Ribbon 202HL Aztec Gold Hi Lustre
  • Kreinik Silk Mori, 2.5m skeins in 1117 Very Dark Christmas Red, 1093 Light Wood Violet, 1105 Medium Dark Mauve, 6126 Dusty Dark Lavender
  • Kreinik Very Fine #4 Braid 002V Vintage Gold
  • about a 4" x 4" piece of 28-count evenweave fabric or linen, natural or tan color 
  • #24 Tapestry needle
  • Kreinik Treasure Tape (double sided tape), 4" x 6" sheets (2)
  • • miniature silk dove or other memento as desired

Instructions:

  1. Stitch the design following the graph and stitch instructions. 
  2. Trim design leaving about 1/4" on all sides. Attach double-sided Treasure Tape to the back. Don't remove the red liner until you are ready to attach it to your heart shape.
  3. Attach double-sided Treasure Tape to your photo. Don't remove the red liner until you are ready to attach it to your heart shape.
  4. Layer onto your heart shape: first the photo, then the stitched piece, then any accessories (like the silk dove in our model).
  5. Add ribbons as desired.

Printing Instructions:
Click here to download the FREE instructions for this design. You will need the Adobe Reader to view and print this file. If you have trouble downloading this file and would like us to send you a printed copy send a #10 SASE to: Stitched memory heart, P.O. Box 1258, Parkersburg, WV 26102.

© Copyright 2014 Kreinik. May be reproduced but not sold.

SKU SKU17743
 
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