Both charming and cheery, this bicycle is embroidered freehand on stretched cotton canvas. And it touts a woven basket, brimming with colorful blooms.

Martha Stewart Floral Velo embroidery

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.

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How to do it

Part 1

Martha Stewart Floral Velo embroidery Step 2
Step 1

Place chosen fabric in embroidery hoop, pulling smooth and taut.

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Martha Stewart Floral Velo Embroidery Step 1
Step 2

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.)

Walker Boyes bike embroidery
Step 3

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.)

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Step 4

Tighten fabric and trim off excess fabric on edges of hoop. Display your beautiful creation.

Comments (1)

How difficult was this project?
Anonymous
February 3, 2021
Difficulty: Kind of Easy
I tried downloading and it asked for a Password??

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