How I made a little red bow.

This little red bow from a previous post, took a few days of very slow stitching to make.

My little red bow

How to Make My Little Red Bow

The starting point was a piece of pre-loved, vintage cotton fabric and a selection of red threads. I folded the fabric before adding rows of kantha embroidery stitches.

little red bow - I used the fabric I covered in Kantha stitchesFold it in half and over-stitched the back

little red bowThis vintage bias tape was from my Arnold’s Attic Collection.

little red bow - finishing touches

Pinch the outside edges flat – like a concertina and wrap with the bias tape to make the bow

Have you been inspired to have go at some slow stitching? Share your thoughts below.

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