Machine Embroidery Designs Two Doves

Have you every gasped in awe and excitement when two white doves “flutter” to a fairytale princess with ribbons and flowers to decorate her dress or headpiece? Cinderella, Aurora, Snow White – their friendship with birds imbues their fairytale stories with the sweetest emotion. Add same magical feel to the story of your own little princess decorating her room with the help of Machine Embroidery Designs Two Doves. Inspired by the most magical stories of the fairytale world, this heavenly motif can make most precious decorative accents. Throw pillows, wall hanging – embroidery of such charm will be welcome anywhere.

Machine Embroidery Designs Two Doves


Size: 72.6×78.8 mm (2.86×3.10 “), Stitches: 7896
Size: 78.2×88.0 mm (3.08×3.46 “), Stitches: 8851

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

One of the most charming and unique way to work with the pattern is to make into a wall hanging. Using Machine Embroidery Designs Two Doves and some extra decorative trimmings you can create wonderful piece of fairytale art. You can arrange the doves so that they’d be flying above the crib holding a ribbon for various mementoes. Two doves art can showcase pictures of you and your baby, notes with special messages, verses etc. A fairytale display for most magical moments of your baby’s life has never been more charming! With our help and instructions such an endeavor will feel like a whiff of magical wand. So are you ready to make your baby-girl feel like a fairytale princess? Ok, then, let’s begin.

For the two dove wall embroidery project you’ll need:

~ A photo frame of your choice. You can coordinate the style and the color of the frame with the room’s decorative theme. The piece should be large enough to accommodate both birds of machine embroidery designs two doves plus the ribbon.

~ A piece of fabric for the designs to be embroidered on. You can coordinate color and print of the fabric with the décor of the room. The fabric shouldn’t be stretchy. Quilter’s cotton, linen, canvas – any more-or-less sturdy fabric will be ok. Try avoiding see-through textiles like flour sack, for they might “show” the stabilizer on the back of the embroidery.

~ Medium weight cut-away stabilizer.

~ Thread and needles. Rayon or polyester threads will suit here best. The choice of needles will largely depend on the size of the threads. A 75/11 sharp needle is the safe choice for most.

~ Temporary spray adhesive (We prefer Gunold KK-100, but any good quality temporary spray adhesive can be used instead).

~ Machine Embroidery Designs Two Doves. You’ll be separating the pair so that they could recreate a fairytale picture of birds carrying a ribbon to their favorite princess. To make “positioning” of the birds easier, you can print out their templates.

~ A decorative ribbon. A real ribbon (not embroidered) is used in the project not only for an extra embellishing purpose. The ribbon will have quite a utile and functional role in the composition. You can pin on the ribbon all those cute little snap-photos from your Instagram account, keeping a lovely little illustrated log of how your baby grows.

~ 3M™ Foam & Fabric 24 Spray Adhesive to glue the fabric to the board of the frame. If you won’t glue the fabric, it could come off of the board, sagging under the weight of the embellishments (ribbons, pictures etc.)

~ Scissors and textile glue. The glue is for the ribbon to be attached to the fabric. Instead of gluing the ribbon, you can sew it onto the fabric.

Now let’s start with the enchanted project of ours. You’ll be embroidering two doves on a distance from each other. The embroidered doves will be holding a real ribbon, sewn or glued to the area near their feet. The distance between the doves should be large enough for the ribbon to accommodate all the tokens that you’d like to pin on it. Mind that the gravity works even with the fairytale doves like these. The weight that you’ll be attaching to the ribbon should not be too heavy.

So enough with the theory, let’s get down to business. To get a fairytale picture for your little princess’s room, keep with the following plan:

The embroidery part

1 – Spray the cut-away stabilizer with temporary adhesive and attach to the fabric. It should be applied carefully, no wrinkling is allowed.

2 – Hoop the fabric.

3 – Stitch the first bird of machine embroidery design two doves. You won’t have to worry about perfect centering of the design. Even if the bird will come out slightly “tilted” it would look like an artistic touch. Two doves will be flying after all!

4 – Repeat with the second dove.

5 – After both designs are done, cut away loose threads. Don’t be tempted to leave the stabilizer on the back of your embroidery without cutting it away. Such double layering won’t glue well to the board of your frame. Cut the stabilizer just like you would with any other embroidery project.

The framing part

1 – Iron the embroidered fabric.

2 – Remove the glass of the photo frame. During this stage of the project will be working with the board of the photo frame.

3 – Spray the board with the glue (3M™ Foam & Fabric 24 Spray Adhesive or any similar type).

4 – Smooth the embroidered fabric on the board and let it dry. Glue the edges of the fabric to the back of the board.

5 – Put the board with the glued fabric into the frame. The doves are ready to “carry” the ribbon.

6 – Attach the ribbon so that it would make a nice “fairytale” curve. If you want to you can shape ribbon into additional loops or bows at parts where the doves “carry” it. To help with the ribbon hold its shape you can spray it with fabric stiffener. Aleene’s Stiffen Quick Fabric Stiffening Spray is great for shaping ribbons into bows. However, good old starch spray can work here too.

Now you have your enchanting Cinderella-style dove decorative wall hanging. You can showcase precious moments of you and your baby spent together, greeting cards or other sweet trinkets. Two doves will carry them ever-so-sweetly through the time. You can be as creative with the idea as you want to. Make an individual frame for each of the birds and let the two pieces be united by a ribbon. Hang them on the same level or one just above the other. Let your imagination fly along with two doves embroidery design. With inspiration at their wings you can make so many beautiful projects.

Here’re just some of them:

~ Two doves can become wedding album cover embellishments. Actually they can fly their snowy-white wings on any wedding related attribute (ring pillow, candle appliqué, favor bags and newlyweds’ gifts)

~ Interior decoration. Besides the nursery wall accent, machine embroidery designs two doves can be used in bedding sets for master bedrooms. Two doves can perch on decorative pillows or sleep pillowcases, throws or any other dreamy attribute.

~ Apparel decoration. You can decorate back of a denim jacket with this doubly attractive design. Both adults and kids will love have such birdies on their clothes.

~ Valentine’s gifts. Couple’s outfit is a thing and you can make the most of it on such a romantic holiday like St. Valentine’s Day. Add a lovey-dovey touch to two t-shirts, hoodies or sweaters making them into a statement about you two being in love. Each of you can have a dove on the back/front/shoulder of your “coupled” garments. When joined together, two doves will make the cutest sight ever! When apart, they’ll make a lovely accent to an otherwise basic piece of clothing.

Wow, the list of machine embroidery designs two doves applications is already impressive, and the ideas are still pouring… Baby apparel decoration, gifts for couples’ anniversaries – the list can go on and on without stopping. The pattern is so inspirational that embroidering it is a pure joy. You’ll see it yourself as soon as you press the I Want IT button and download it on your computer.

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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: 03.02.2017