Machine Embroidery Design Vintage Greek Ornament

Embroidery in the Greek style is original and colorful, but, unfortunately, is not so common in modern needlework. Despite this, Greek ornaments are simply amazing and beautiful.

As a rule, Greek ornaments consist of geometric figures that have their own mysterious and even magical meaning. Each turn, line or point has its own meaning.

Machine embroidery design Vintage Greek ornament combines sophistication and at the same time, simplicity. You can embroider it anywhere, on bedspreads and bedclothes, towels and pillows, elements of kitchen decor.

Nevertheless, we want to offer today another unusual idea. This is embroidery on the upholstered stool. This idea allows you to create a unique and original item of furniture in just a couple of hours. In addition, this chair is ideal for decorating the entire interior in the Greek style.

Machine Embroidery Design Vintage Greek Ornament


To begin with, you need to choose a fabric that perfectly fits both the upholstery and the embroidery base. Such dense fabrics as jeans, upholstery fabric, and fax suede will be perfect. It is no secret that embroidering on such strong fabrics is a pleasure.

So, to create such a stool with embroidered upholstery you need:

– Upholstery fabric
– Medium-weight cut-away stabilizer
– The glue of a temporary fixation
– Air-erase marker
– Machine embroidery design Vintage Greek ornament

At the beginning, spread the fabric on the floor or on the table. Put an upside-down chair on top and circle its contours with an air-erase pen on the fabric. Then print out the template that comes with this design. Put the printout on the fabric, and mark the center of the embroidery and the X and Y axis lines. Then join lines from point to point. After that, spray the glue of a temporary fixation onto the cut-away stabilizer. Attach the fabric so that the marked lines are on top. Hoop the fabric together with the stabilizer. Remember that the points on the fabric should converge with the marks on the embroidery frame. Embroider greek machine embroidery pattern. After embroidery, remove the remnants of the cut-away stabilizer from the wrong side.

Greek machine embroidery pattern for the upholstery of the chair is ready.

Tip: It is the good idea to use polyester fiber as a filler. It helps you to create a flat surface. To fix the fabric on the stool, you can use the furniture tacks.

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Author: Ludmila Konovalova

My name is Lyudmila Konovalova, and I lead Royal Present Embroidery. Embroidery for me is more than a profession; it is a legacy of my Ukrainian and Bulgarian heritage, where every woman in my family was a virtuoso in cross-stitch and smooth stitching. This art, passed down through generations, is part of my soul and a symbol of national pride.

Date: 26.02.2014