Make an Embroidered Floral Patch
Beginner | 45 min 3 sec
Looking for creative ways to incorporate crafting into your closet? Fiber artist Lauren of Lark Rising Embroidery shows you how to embroider a whimsical floral patch to sew onto a favorite shirt, jacket, bag, or jeans. With a passion for upcycling and an expert knowledge of stitching, she'll guide you through transferring a design to fabric, creating flowers and leaves with French knots and thread painting, and attaching your finished patch onto whatever garment you choose. You'll get all of her tips for completing a beautiful piece of embroidery and learn everything you need to know to make your own wearable art.
Here’s what you’ll need:
  • One round 5” embroidery hoop 
  • Fabric of your choice - 9” square 
  • Embroidery thread (see color guide)
  • Size 5 embroidery needle
  • Small scissors
  • Fabric shears
  • Erasable fabric pen - Lauren is using a Pilot Frixion pen
  • Felt for backing the patch
  • Washable fabric glue or adhesive fabric - Lauren is using Elmer's Craft Bond
  • Light box or window for transferring image - Lauren is using a Cricut Bright Pad
  • Heat gun or blow dryer
  • Shirt or other item to put your patch on
Learn how to:
  • Embroider a floral patch 
  • Transfer an embroidery pattern to fabric
  • Embroider French knots and back stitch
  • Paint with thread
  • Mount your embroidery to felt and create a patch
  • Whipstitch the patch to a shirt or tote bag

What you'll get:
  • Easy-to-follow video lessons on how to create a wearable embroidered patch
  • 7 HD video lessons you can access online anytime, anywhere
  • Detailed supply list and PDF with templates
  • Step-by-step instructions from embroidery artist Lauren Holton from Lark Rising
  • The ability to leave comments, ask questions and interact with other students
Class PDF
Your timecode tags and notes for this section
Class Reviews
68 users recommended this class to a friend
ShirleyA. Tomany
Nice presentation with detailed instructions. Instructor is very easy to follow.
1 day ago
Consuelo LeZama
I finished the patch and will attach it to a purse. I don't want to have to launder it after all the time spent hand stitching. It looks very nice! I enjoyed the relaxed way the presenter taught. Very meditative.
January 17, 2023
Kristy Aeschbocker
I'm so happy that hand embroidery is not a lost art! Lauren is so pleasant to listen to and explains everything very clearly. She does beautiful work! Thank you for a great class!
November 27, 2022