Are you interested in learning how to embroider but don't know where to start? Embroidery can seem a little intimidating to start but in reality, it's an inexpensive and simple craft.
If you're a beginner and looking for some easy patterns, check out our 17 fun projects that are a perfect way to learn embroidery. These patterns are perfect for practicing some of the easiest and most basic embroidery stitches.
Learn How to Embroider Letters
Want to practice embroidery letters? This quick and easy exercise will help you gain confidence with this technique. Follow along!
In this tutorial, you’ll learn the running stitch, back stitch, split stitch, satin stitch, stem stitch, french knots and seed and fill stitches. These stitches are the backbone of embroidery.
Pumpkin Spice Latte Mug Embroidery Pattern
Everyone needs a little pumpkin spice latte mug! This adorable embroidery pattern is perfect for beginners.
Via Wild Olive
Heart Embroidery Sampler Pattern
An embroidery sampler is created as a demonstration or test of skill in needlework. It’s the perfect way to practice different kinds of stitches and make something pretty at the same time. Here’s a sweet little heart to get you going.
Can’t Touch This – Cactus Embroidery
These embroidered cactus plants with their sweet little smiles are so fun to stitch up! Embroidery is a great project for taking on the go, too – you can stitch away on road trips or take along camping!
Via Flamingo Toes
Mountain Embroidery Sampler Pattern
This free and simple mountain sampler will teach you all about the stitches via repetition.
Just Stay Calm
If you're an embroiderer, you know that stitching can also have a calming effect – perfect for this quote too.
Via Wild Olive
Embroidered Hoop Wall Art
Which one is your favorite embroidery hoop wall art? One of the easiest and fun ways to learn embroidery is to use fabric that has a print or design on it.
Via Lil Blue Boo
‘Bunny in a Hoop' Embroidery
Here is a tutorial and pattern for a sweet little bunny made entirely from French knots – so adorable.
Waterlily Embroidery Pattern
A lovely but simple embroidery pattern perfect for practicing your split stitch.
Via Mr. Handsomeface
Summer Bunting Banner Embroidery Pattern
Here’s a festive and summery embroidery pattern that’s great for practicing all types of stitches.
Washi Tape Embroidered Pillow
It’s fun, relaxing, and has such a personalized result! Another great sampler for learning many of the embroidery stitches.
Changing the scale of your embroidery makes a big difference. Tiny stitching becomes more cute, and giant stitching becomes more impressive. And who doesn't want to create something impressive?
Via The Spruce
Simple But Pretty Embroidery Pattern
Here’s a lovely floral embroidery pattern that comes with links to all sorts of stitch tutorials.
You & Me Together Embroidery Pattern
Here’s a great embroidery pattern for practicing your letter work!
Via Flamingo Toes
Springtime Embroidery Pattern
Here’s an adorable embroidery pattern that will put a little “spring” in your step, and on your wall.
Embroidered Bouquet Tutorial
Once you’re feeling a little more confident with your embroidery, why not give this gorgeous pattern a try. Don’t be nervous, you can do it!
So, did you pick out a great pattern to start learning embroidery?