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~Hatch Some Chicken Scratch~

Purchase a bulk of gingham fabrics to be used to create chicken scratch embroidery designs...
...then get some hoops and tape measure to help place your design in just the right position...
...some with a little purple thread...
...and have a little fun creating some simple chicken scratch designs!  Make into aprons, pillows, pictures...the sky is the limit!
Here is one created by my students!
Purchase a bulk of gingham fabrics to be used to create chicken scratch embroidery designs...

Purchase a bulk of gingham fabrics to be used to create chicken scratch embroidery designs...

is also referred to as 'snowflaking' and 'gingham embroidery'!

 

http://www.pegasusor.com/chicinst.htm

 

The link above will get you started on creating your own chicken scratch designs!

 

Here is an article with a little more about Chicken Scratch...

http://www.wvu.edu/~exten/infores/pubs/fypubs/WL_31%20Chicken%20Scratch%20Embroidery%20Member.pdf

gossjean gossjean, member
Posted on Jan 30th, 2009 in reader's closet

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