Seashell embroidery designs
Each of us has his own special items and words associated with the summer, the hot sun and, of course, the holiday. For someone it is a sweet strawberry and cold lemonade, or watermelon and melon, or a family holiday and sun. However, all of us will agree that the calm sea with sandy beach and unusual seashells is the best association.
That is the purpose why we have created a collection that consists of shells with different sizes and shapes. Such a marine collection of Seashell embroidery designs will become a bright addition for not only a summer courtyard, cafe or house, but also can decorate your summer wardrobe.
Our seashell embroidery design are very diverse, with the using of sophisticated techniques and technologies. Therefore, you can choose multi-color designs or embroider in the style of Bluework. Equally interesting are seashells machine embroidery designs, made in the technique of hand stitch. If you use cotton thread, then embroidery will be difficult to distinguish from hand embroidery in vintage style.
We offer several original variants for the using of seashells machine embroidery designs, which you will definitely like.
Variant one. You can decorate soap with one of these magnificent designs. This method will be an excellent idea for a gift. It is interesting, original and beautiful. Now we will tell you how to do it.
In order to place such embroidery on soap, it is necessary to embroider it first on organza. This thin and transparent fabric will be an excellent base for embroidery. It will not visually perform, and its outlines will be simply invisible.
Fill the tulle together with the water-soluble stabilizer in the embroidery frame. Remember that the water-soluble stabilizer must always be on top. This will make it possible to compact the fabric for embroidery and simplify the process itself. Embroider the design.
Important: When choosing the size of the design, correlate each of the provided sizes with the size of soap. If there is no suitable size put to a basket the REISIZING OF THE DESIGN service.
Then remove the stabilizer residues and cut the threads on the wrong side. Trim off excess fabric, retreating, approximately, 1 cm from the embroidery.
Water the embroidery to remove the small residues of the water-soluble stabilizer. Then, blot well the fabric with a paper towel getting rid of the drops of water and allow it to dry. Then you need place embroidery on the soap.
To do this, put a wet sponge on the soap. Then place the fabric and moisten the soap with a moist brush, as if sticking them to each other. The soap will first foam, and then dry. This will enable to the embroidery to be stuck to it.
The original soap gift for your relatives and friends is ready. We recommend to this purpose using outline designs of shells in the style of Bluework.
Variant two. You can also embroider one of these big seashell machine embroidery designs on rubber waffles placemats. They will be the perfect complement to the design of the table in the summer.
To do this you will need:
- Rubber waffles placemats
- Machine Embroidery Design. We recommend in this case using a multi-color version. Since the shells in the technique of manual stitch will be very tight.
- Water-Soluble Stabilizer
For such embroidery, we need double stabilization or, as it is called, a “sandwich”. You need to put a placemat between two water-soluble stabilizers. Then, hoop the fabric with the stabilizers and embroider the design. Use a pointed needle 75/11. After embroidery, remove the excess stabilizer. Such original and practical placemats will be just a find for all housewives, because they are not only beautiful, but also useful.
Variant three. To embroider magnificent big seashell machine embroidery designs in the technique of manual stitching, it is best to take dense, inelastic fabrics. An excellent option is the embroidery of such designs on dense flax. In addition, cotton threads are perfect for flax. Moreover, the embroidery of such designs imposes a kind of manual work. Everything fits perfectly. For example, you can embroider wonderful pillows for an arbor, a hammock or just for a picnic.
To do this you need:
- Heavy Linen Fabric
- Machine Embroidery Design
- Medium-weight cut-away stabilizer
- The glue of a temporary fixation
Iron well such fabric before hooping. Only then, spray the glue of a temporary fixation onto the stabilizer. Attach the fabric on top. Hoop the fabric together with the stabilizer. Embroider the design using a pointed needle 75/11 or 11. Unhoop the fabric and cut off the excess stabilizer, retreating 1-2 cm from the edge of the embroidery.
As you can see this unusual and pleasing Seashell embroidery designs are multifunctional and will adorn any chosen item.
Our marine collection of machine embroidery designs also includes many other interesting designs that we recommend to purchase.
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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.