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something for you: free patterns!

I’m so excited! And happy to be giving something back to that great crafty community!  I’ve decided to put my doodles up for grabs 🙂 If you ever wanted to try your hand at hand embroidery and/or was looking for some cute patterns, you can download the 2 pdf documents here! And for free!

the first one:

Free embroidery patterns!
Download PDF  Birdies and flowers 1

and second:

Free embroidery patterns!

Download PDF:  birdies and flowers 2

to give you an idea on how they could look with threads…

I refashioned a skirt with some doodling 🙂 (actually it’s the skirt second refashion since I cut it up a couple of months ago lol)

skirt refashion with hand embroidery

and a close up:

skirt refashion with hand embroidery

And the bag I made with some other doodles…

hand embroidered small zippered bag

I’m really happy to put them out there and I would appreciate if they stay for you personal use. If you do use them on one of your project i would love to see  what you have come up with so leave a comment with the link back to your project!!!

Hope you like them and have fun! (I’m working on new ones! and they involve food… 😉

(here’s a great great blog about hand embroidery stitches…)

Mes premiers patrons gratuits! pour faire de la broderie. juste télécharger le PDF qui vous convient! SVP, ne pas commercialiser, Pour votre usage personnel seulement. 


About Cul de Sac

Hi there! Love crafting and sewing, taking pictures and show it all :)

25 responses »

  1. That’s so sweet!! These are such adorable patterns!!

  2. What a sweetheart you are for sharing! I LOVE to embroider . . . I’ll be sure to share you post when I get a chance to try some of these. THANK YOU! 🙂

  3. Oh I love these!

  4. I think I know what we’ll be doing when you visit. Lol. I think the squirrel will go on a pair of overalls for princess. You are so good at embroidery!…might need you to teach me. 😉

  5. Thank you so much for such a lovely gift ~ these designs are delightful!
    Have downloaded both, and hope to use soon.
    (Hope you have fun this weekend)

  6. Cute birdies! If you like free vintage designs please hop on over to french knots.


  7. so cute

  8. Omg I can’t believe you do those by hand!! That is so amazing!

  9. It’s a shame you don’t have a donate button!
    I’d most certainly donate to this superb blog! I guess for now i’ll settle for book-marking and adding your
    RSS feed to my Google account. I look forward to fresh updates and will share this website with
    my Facebook group. Talk soon!

    • Awwww, how kind of you!! I’m even more happy to offer my doodles for free to people like you 😉 don’t fear new updates are coming next week… I’m finally emerging from the crazyness here haha! And just can’t wait to be back and hear from you all! Lots of love!

  10. these are so adorable – thank you! Been looking for something just like these for the centre panels of my first quilting project xxx

  11. These are wonderful and I linked back to them from my redwork hexagon project weekly post this week. I linked both your blog and your flickr site.

  12. Terima kasih……


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