DIY Projects & Crafts Embroidered Bicycle with Basket of Flowers Both charming and cheery, this bicycle is embroidered freehand on stretched cotton canvas. And it touts a woven basket, brimming with colorful blooms. By Martha Stewart Editors Martha Stewart Editors Facebook Instagram Twitter Website An article attributed to "Martha Stewart Editors" indicates when several writers and editors have contributed to an article over the years. These collaborations allow us to provide you with the most accurate, up-to-date, and comprehensive information available.The Martha Stewart team aims to teach and inspire readers daily with tested-until-perfected recipes, creative DIY projects, and elevated home and entertaining ideas. They are experts in their fields who research, create, and test the best ways to help readers design the life they want. The joy is in the doing. Editorial Guidelines Updated on May 25, 2017 Share Tweet Pin Email This embroidery project comes from our friend Walker Boyes of TrueFort, based on the bicycle-themed "Floral Velo" series. To complete this project, you will need to download the printable pattern here. What You'll Need Materials "Floral Velo" Bicycle Embroidery Pattern Lightweight natural fabric Embroidery hoop Embroidery floss in various colors Embroidery needle Fabric scissors Water-soluble pen Instructions Place chosen fabric in embroidery hoop, pulling smooth and taut. Download and print pattern on paper. To transfer the design onto fabric, place in front a light source and use water-soluble pens to trace each pattern line. (Tip: You can easily wash off any excess marks when you've finish embroidering.) Follow the provided color guide to hand-stitch bicycle and florals (or pick your own colors and be creative).(For more instructions, go to marthastewart.com/embroidery-how-to.) Tighten fabric and trim off excess fabric on edges of hoop. Display your beautiful creation.