Try This: Wire Embroidery For Your Home

Family Chic

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Theory: I think I am awesome at embroidery. Fact: I need way more practice. If your embroidery skills aren't all they're cracked up to be, check out this simple wire embroidery idea that is sure to have you making quirky sayings for your home in no time flat! Want to see what the finished piece looks like?

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Typographic prints are everywhere these days and it seems like words have infiltrated our homes in the blink of an eye. Forget keep calm and carry on, this technique is an easy way to make something yourself and get a little silly or a little romantic.

Camilla of Family Chic has used thin colored wire and bent it into the phrase of her choosing and then tacked it down with single stitches. It's like embroidery without all the pain or even a thimble! It's a simple and inexpensive way to personalize a space, give a gift or Valentine's sentiment with all the heartfelt, handmade love a craft has to give.

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Sarah Trover has lived all across the Midwest and currently calls the hot dog-laden city of Chicago home. She rides scooters and seeks out kitchens that make the best pie.