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.

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.

What You'll Need



  1. Martha Stewart Floral Velo embroidery Step 2

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

  2. Martha Stewart Floral Velo Embroidery Step 1

    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.)

  3. Walker Boyes bike embroidery

    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.)

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

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