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Crafter’s Ink Stamped and Stitched Embroidery Art

by | April 11th, 2016 | 1

ColorBox Crafter's and Erasable Fabric Ink

Hi friends! Dana here today sharing a colorful home decor piece. I absolutely love embroidered art. Much of the designs that catch my eye are way beyond my limited skill set, but I didn’t let that stop me. I used ColorBox Crafter’s® Ink and ColorBox® Erasable Fabric Ink with stamps to add more personality to a store-bought embroidered napkin. Filling up the white space in my piece with colorful stamping was a real time-saver and great alternative to stitching.

ColorBox Crafter's and Erasable Ink

Step One: Use ColorBox® Erasable Fabric Ink to stamp a sentiment onto a piece of fabric. Note: I started with an embroidered napkin, but a piece of original embroidered fabric would also work here. I chose a simple script word without a lot of detail that I could easily stitch over.

ColorBox Crafter's and Erasable Ink

Step Two: Stitch over the stamped sentiment with embroidery floss. Note: My stitching covered the ink completely. To erase any visible ink, wet a cotton swab or cloth with water and wipe away the image.

ColorBox Crafter's and Erasable Ink

Step Three: Use ColorBox Crafter’s® Ink with stamps to add colorful designs to the fabric. Note: I used Cat’s Eye Inkpads for this step because I was working with small stamps. All the colors I used here are also available in full-size inkpads.

ColorBox Crafter's and Erasable Ink

Step Four: Insert the fabric into an embroidery hoop. Cut away excess fabric. Optional: Embellish the embroidery hoop with flowers.

I’m so happy with how this semi-handmade project turned out! Try using Smooch® Accent Ink to paint a fun design onto the embroidery hoop. Mother’s Day is fast approaching. A similar piece with a monogram or a stitched “Mom” would make a wonderful gift!

Thanks for stopping by today!

Clearsnap Supplies:

Stamps from Paper Wings Productions: Flourish Fun 2, Valentine Wishes
Other Supplies: Embroidered Napkin, Embroidery Hoop, Embroidery Floss, Needle, Flowers, Hot Glue Gun, Scissors

About Dana Tatar

6Dana Tatar I am a stay-at-home mom currently living in Ohio with my husband and two daughters. I started paper crafting about 12 years ago and have expanded from scrapbooking and now create a little of everything, including cards, tags, ATCs, arches and small gift and home decor items. I frequently find inspiration in music, poetry and pop culture. I’m an active blogger and I like to share my tips and ideas. When I’m not creating art, I enjoy cooking and baking, reading, listening to music, and spending time outdoors with my family and basset hound.

One Response to Crafter’s Ink Stamped and Stitched Embroidery Art

  1. Susie Bentz says:

    It turned out beautifully! How very clever of you!

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