This is the perfect kit for an introduction to embroidery; it's colorful, easy, and includes all of the materials to stitch it twice! Using only beginner stitches, you can make the design as simple or intricate as you want to commemorate the CTA "loop". This kit comes boxed in recyclable material for easy, environmentally-friendly gifting.
This listing is for a complete DIY embroidery kit; you will recieve all of the materials needed to stitch your own Chicago Loop ornament from start to finish. If you prefer digital embroidery patterns, you can find the PDF pattern listing for the Chicago "L" Loop here.
You can find tips, and tricks for this pattern at: kdornbierdesigns.com/cta-loop
Embroidery Kit Details
- Two 3" (7,5 cm) embroidery hoops
- Two pre-printed fabric squares (one with stop names, one without)
- Embroidery needle (John James, Size 7)
- Full DMC embroidery floss skeins (9 colors)
- Detailed, illustrated instructional booklet
- Two felt hoop backings
- Two cotton ribbons for ornament hanging
What You'll Need:
Stitch Techniques Used:
- Blanket Stitch
- Detached Chain Stitch
- Colonial Knot
- French Knot
- Reverse Chain Stitch
- Split Stitch
- Stem Stitch
- Straight Stitch
Covered in the 20-page Instructional Booklet:
- Tools and supply information
- Pattern color and stitch guide
- How to mount a hoop
- How to thread a needle
- How to start and end a thread
- How to back a hoop
- Illustrated stitch library
- How to transfer the design (for repeating the project)
- Pattern transfer image (for repeating the project)
Every kit comes with enough thread to complete your design using the recommended stitches and stitch weights, plus a little extra. The booklet includes a design transfer template and transfer instructions, should you wish to stitch the pattern multiple times. We are not responsible for supplying additional thread if you run out. You may purchase additonal floss from your local craft store using the DMC reference numbers from the color guide.
If you have any questions, please check our FAQ page or reach out directly at firstname.lastname@example.org.
All instructions are written in English.
kdornbier is dedicated to sustainability and reducing waste. We use 100% recyclable print and packaging materials, and incorporate 100% natural components wherever possible. Kits come from a non-smoking, pet-free studio.
Pattern, illustrations, images, and text are © kdornbier LLC. For personal use only. Items made from this pattern may not be produced for resale. All rights reserved.