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Give an old pair of gloves a new look with a little embroidery
Step by step instructions to turn a pair of plain old gloves into pretty new embroidered ones.

Posted by Julie from Sum of their Stories from Coventry, England, United Kingdom • Published See Julie from Sum of their Stories's 13 projects »
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  • How to make gloves. Embroidered Gloves - Step 1
    Step 1

    Draw the basics of your design on with the fabric marker pen or chalk. Make up your own design or use mine if you prefer. Unfortunately my pen is purple so it didn't show up especially well on the red gloves, you can just about make it out!

  • How to make gloves. Embroidered Gloves - Step 2
    Step 2

    Cut a length of embroidery thread and separate the 6 strands into 2 lots of 3. Tie a knot at one end and start embroidering your design.

    I used Backstitch:

  • How to make gloves. Embroidered Gloves - Step 3
    Step 3

    Lazy Daisy Stitch:

  • How to make gloves. Embroidered Gloves - Step 4
    Step 4

    and French Knots:

  • How to make gloves. Embroidered Gloves - Step 5
    Step 5

    This is the front when finished,

  • How to make gloves. Embroidered Gloves - Step 6
    Step 6

    and this is the back, or is it the other way round?

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