Do you hate it when you just give out stuffed animals and boxes of chocolates on Valentine's Day? Are you afraid these gifts will make you look bad? Do you want something that will wow He/She? The solution to all these problems is to make a hand embroidered rose. This rose may also give the extra chance needed to have your Valentine impressed and thus say yes when you ask she/he out on Valentines Day.

Step 1: Materials

The Materials for this Rose are cheap and easily found at most craft stores:

Red and Green Embroidery Floss (about $5-$10 dollars if you buy a set of floss) Found at craft stores
Craft Fabric
Small to Medium Sized Embroidery Hoop (price depends on the quality of hoop you want to buy and the sizes you want) (medium sized wood hoops cost about $5)

Hi! treesneedtobehugged and embroiderers everywhere. It is a very relaxing hobby and so rewarding. Of course there is no right/wrong way with crafts, it's up to each and that's part of the fun. As a member of an embroiderer's guild may I offer a few pointers. You can still get iron-on patterns from craft stores and many embroidery magazines (get from a charity shop if poss) contain charts in them. I pick them up wherever I can because I can use <strong><em>all or part</em></strong> of the chart as I require. The thread looked very &quot;fluffy&quot; so if possible get &quot;silk or cross-stitch thread&quot; which is easier to use and gives a nice finish. When stitching use small even stitches and keep the tension equal as you go along. I hope my tip's are helpful and will be taken in the manner I intended which is as a support to all emroiderers everywhere. My name is Craftyv and I even have an Instructable on how to draw a rose which you might find useful. Great work.
hand embroidery is so relaxing and I am always so pleased to see the pattern work up.&nbsp; I know there are sewing machines, that make &quot;so called&quot; embroidery, but it isn't like the real thing
For any walmart shoppers you can&quot;t get any embroidery equipment at walmart, besides that most craft stores have embroidery equipment<br />

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