Leaving a trail…

Embroidery map ideaLooking for a creative way to record your travels? How about this embroidery map artwork from the team over at Martha Stewart.

Tools and Materials

  • Road map
  • Frame
  • Embroidery needle
  • Embroidery thread
  1. Cut the map to fit the frame.
  2. Use the needle to poke holes in the map along your route.
  3. Sew along the route, using a backstitch: thread needle from the back of the map through the second hole in the route. Then insert needle into the first hole, and pull it back out the third. Continue along route.
  4. Embellish the map with an X at your destination.
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