Embroidered Clover

  • Young Adult

Decorate for St. Patrick’s Day with homemade embroidery hoop art! We’ve provided a free clover printable to help get your started!


  • Friendship Thread Basic Colors
  • Gold Glitter 4 oz.
  • Small Embroidery Hoop
  • Green Craft Foam
  • Large Thumbtack
  • Needle
  • Scissors
  • Decoupage Glue
printDownload Template


Step 1. Gather your supplies.


Step 2.


Download, print and cut out the provided template. To download the template, simply click the “Template” button above.

Put both the green craft foam and template inside of the embroidery hoop, as shown.


Step 3.


Using a large thumbtack, poke holes in all the black dots on the template.


Step 4.


Remove both the template and the foam from the embroidery hoop. Thread an oversized needle with golden friendship thread.


Step 5.


Follow steps 4-6 from this project to learn how to embroider.

When you are finished embroidering your clover make sure you tie the knot on the back of the craft foam.


Step 6.


Cover the edges of the small embroidery hoop in decoupage glue, then pour gold glitter on it until it is completely covered.


Step 7.


Once the glue is dry, put the embroidered craft foam back in the embroidery hoop. Do your best to make it centered. Cut off the excess foam.