Machine Embroidery Design Summer border

The combination of most recognized wildflowers in Machine Embroidery Design Summer border can color up the place and wake up the summer mood. Fresh vivid colors of embroidery will look great on pastel fabrics. A big red poppy flower, garden daisies and bluets form the most welcomed design for dining-room or can become highlights in the patio decoration.

The symbolism of the flowers and their use in cooking, medicine makes them the desired elements of any interior. The red poppy is a symbol of youth and beauty. Ancient Egyptians placed large amounts of fresh poppies in the tombs of the deceased pharaohs so that they could raise young and beautiful in the other world. Latin name of the bluets is Centaurea (feminine from Latin centaureus — related to centaurs). The legend states that centaur Chiron was Accidentally pierced by a poisoned arrow by Heracles. Chiron healed the wound only with the bluets’ juice. In the language of flowers, bluets mean delicacy, good nature, charm. Daisies are the symbol of innocence and purity. It’s a pity but when cut, fresh wildflowers are not durable and quickly fade. So the best way to brighten and refresh your house with them is a creative usage of the machine embroidery border designs.

Machine Embroidery Design Summer border


Size: 83.0×139.6 mm (3.27×5.50 “), Stitches: 23755
Size: 99.2×167.0 mm (3.91×6.57 “), Stitches: 30208

Formats: .dst, .jef, .pec, .vip, .hus, .pes, .exp, .sew, .dat, xxx, vp3

We suggest embroidering Machine Embroidery Design Summer border on outdoor cushions. Patio cushions can be either monophonic or of a combination of different color fabrics. Before embroidering, it is necessary to take into consideration the characteristics of outdoor fabrics. Most often it is very densely woven cotton or linen with the addition of polyester. The fabrics have water resistant properties due to special spraying or because they are immersed in a synthetic wax, oil or resin. Such technique allows the fabrics to keep some of their natural characteristics and have smooth touch. These fabrics are protected from UV sun rays too. These qualities make them perfect for outdoor use, but also thick and slick on the surface. Thus, there are things to remember before stitching machine embroidery border designs on such fabrics.

How to Embroider on Outdoor Fabrics.

Select the fabric and thread, mind the needle. Not only fabrics but the threads too must be fade resistant for the long exposure to the sun doesn’t damage your cushions. Choose a sharp sewing needle to make the smallest holes possible.

Embroidering. Outdoor fabrics don’t need to be prewashed to avoid shrinkage. They are ready to be worked on right away. Outdoor fabrics are thicker and more slippery than more usual in machine embroidery cotton and its blends. Use cut away medium stabilizer with temporary adhesive spray to keep the material firm while embroidering and after. Hoop the stabilizer together with the fabric. Make sure nothing prevents the smooth moving of the hoop.

Additional protection and storage of the items. It is also good to treat the finished embroidery with a water-resistant spray, so that water does not penetrate through the holes made by the needle. Over time, the water-repellent properties of the fabric can wear out, water-resistant coatings are not permanent. It’s important to avoid usage of any harsh chemicals, as they destroy the UV protectant. For the Machine Embroidery Design Summer border to last longer on the cushions, it is worth to keep them away from moisture and direct sun rays whenever not used.

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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: 15.06.2015