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Project

Embroidered iPhone Case

This perforated case lends itself well to different kinds of designs: Try backstitching or cross-stitching.

Introduction

Sources

iPhone 5 case, $27.50, by Leese Design, purlsoho.com

Stitching Instructions

Backstitch: Insert needle from wrong side, coming out at 1. Insert at 2; pull out at 3. Insert again at 1, and pull out past 3, creating equal stitches. Insert at 3, and continue.

Cross-stitch: Using phone case’s perforations as a guide, create a row of diagonal lines, then stitch back over the row, making Xs.

Materials

Steps

  1. Step 1

    Print out pattern. (You can also print a blank grid template and create your own design.) For cross-stitch ideas, go to marthastewart.com/cross-stitch-ideas.

  2. Step 2

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    For design above, use backstitch. For embroidered covers use crossstitch.

Source
Martha Stewart Living, March 2014