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Poinsettia Embroidery Pattern

I’m SOOO glad to be sharing today’s post with you. It’s a poinsettia embroidery pattern that I started TWO Christmases ago. I don’t know why it took me so long to finish. I think it just got pushed aside for other Christmas crafts every year. It’s also really big. Anyway, I plan on turning it into a pillow, so I guess it’s still not 100% done. It feels good to get the embroidery portion done and posted though.

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To stitch this poinsettia embroidery pattern, you’ll need:

  • free poinsettia embroidery pattern (instructions to download are at the bottom of this post)
  • large embroidery hoop (I used a 10 inch hoop, and it still wasn’t big enough since I plan on using this for a pillow. You can always resize the pattern before printing to make it fit inside a hoop.)
  • white fabric – I used a tea towel
  • embroidery floss (Colors listed on the pattern.)
  • embroidery needle
  • transfer materials (I used FriXion pens.  Take a look at some other methods on my How to Transfer and Embroidery Pattern post.)

I love the texture a bunch of French knots add to the center of a flower.

I used a chain stitch for the outline of the flower petals, which was fun since I don’t get to do that one very often. I used different stitches for the leaves. Some were done with a fishbone and some with satin.

These leaves were too big to fill in, so they got outlined in a split stitch. I didn’t realize how similar a split stitch and a chain stitch could look. I guess technically they are kind of similar, just executed differently.

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I think you’ll also like my embroidered Christmas ornament bicycle.

And this Christmas embroidery pattern ornament.

And this free Christmas Deer Embroidery Pattern.

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Rebecca

Wednesday 15th of December 2021

I can't seen to get this pattern to print correctly. It keeps cutting off all of the edges of the pattern. Anyone else having this problem?

Jessica @ Cutesy Crafts

Wednesday 15th of December 2021

It's really big and will take up 4 pages to print. You print and tape them together.

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