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How I embroider denim.

As you saw in my previous posts- I’ve got a thing for embroidering denim.  I also have "a thing" about having it turn out exactly how I envision it, even if that means carefully removing a ton of embroidery. I’m going to share with you the two ways I approached embroidering my Hampton Jean Jacket.

DISCLAIMER! I am not an embroidery expert by any stretch of the imagination. I just know what works for me.

         So initially, I thought I was going to be doing some Sashiko embroidery. Which is a Japanese technique with running stitches. What I learned while researching sashiko there is a method to the way in which the designs are created and its not only attractive from the front but very clean looking on the reverse as well. The design I chose is basically overlapping circles. Before landing on this I did make a small sample and even tried another pattern. I also wanted to see how different color embroidery thread looked on my denim.

          To achieve this I tr…

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