Here’s a super simple Easter embroidery pattern – easy enough for even the littlest kids to stitch.
I originally published this back in 2011 – but now it’s updated with new images and links to video tutorials. I can’t wait to see the new chicks you make!
Back when I released the chickens embroidery pattern, people said they especially liked the little egg-shaped chicks with big feet.
I told you they’d be back again and here one is – sized a bit bigger – as a free pattern. 🙂
Click here to get the free Easter embroidery pattern.
It’s lots of fun to decorate that egg-shaped body for Easter!
Of course, you can fill in the shape with all kinds of stitching in any design you like – but there are a couple of other options that are a lot faster.
You can add a little fusible applique to the project and then just stitch the outline. This video shows how easy it is to use applique as a sort of fill stitch. That’s how I made the sample you see up top.
For a really fun option, you can color the egg with colored pencils before you stitch. There’s a video here showing that technique in complete detail. In a nutshell, fuse some freezer paper to the back so the fabric behaves better, then color it in just like paper. If you’re going to hang the finished chicks on the wall you don’t need to worry about heat setting the pencils or anything like that. Stitch the outline after you’re done coloring and hoop it up for framing.
Look at the cute little Easter chicks my daughter made that way! (The other two chicks are from the chickens embroidery pattern.)
I love framing each tiny chick in its own hoop. They make a really cute Easter decoration hanging in a cluster.
Remember – it’s a cute Easter embroidery pattern – but chicks are cute all year long! You can stitch this to a baby onesie, applique it to a receiving blanket, stitch it on a tea towel or baby bib and more. Have fun with it!
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Yay!! Thank you Wendi!
so cute!! and i’m freaking out b/c your blog is adorable – i can’t wait to read more!
Thanks so much! And welcome! 🙂
This is adorable! You’re making me want to take up embroidery again.
I hope so! 😉 In my wildest dreams, everyone in the world embroiders.
Wow, this will be fun for the kids (and grandmother will love it). Thanks for sharing !
Thanks! This was the perfect project to teach my kids how to embroider! My 13 year old daughter, 5.5 year old and 4 year old sons did all their own coloring and embroidering! My 2.5 year old daughter colored hers and Mama stitched. =] I added a photo to your Flickr group. Thanks again!
I just hopped over to Flickr to look and they’re TERRIFIC! Thanks so much for sharing!
Just stopping over from Crafty Crow. What a lovely project – perfect for any level of ability! I can’t wait to try this with my girls. Thanks!
Thanks! I hope you’ll share photos when you’re done! I love seeing what people do with my designs. 🙂
So cute , i need it all!!No veo la hora de comenzar a coser!
great, looked very lovely , thank you so much
You’re welcome. 🙂
It looks so nice! My daughter really love it! She visited your post and said some very funny things.
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