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DIY DORM DECOR PART 3 – Embroidered Map

August 19, 2016 — by Courtney Steeves

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DIYTravel

DIY DORM DECOR PART 3 – Embroidered Map

August 19, 2016 — by Courtney Steeves

DIY dorm decor idea number three! This idea is a great way to reminisce on all of your summer adventures as you start the school year. Check out our embroidered map below. We chose to embroider all of the states we have ever visited. This map will serve as a constant reminder of the places you have been and the places you will go!

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What you’ll need:

1) Needle

2) Thread

3) Scissors

4) Pen (we used an embroidery transfer pen)

5) Fabric

6) Embroidery hoop

Get Started:

Step 1: Cut fabric into a square large enough to fit in the embroidery hoop

IMG_6359Step 2: Measure the size of embroidery hoop to determine the best size for the map you will trace

IMG_6368Step 3: Trace map of the United States

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IMG_6413Step 4: Place map into embroidery hoop

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IMG_6428Step 5: Tighten embroidery hoop to secure map

IMG_6431Step 6: Embroider the states you have adventured!

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IMG_6342(the backside does not have to look pretty)

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IMG_6468What states would you embroider?

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