Need a last-minute Mother's Day card idea? Stitch one! Chronicle Books has offered us this tutorial from Jessica Marquez, author of Stitched Gifts. The book offers 25 simple embroidery projects for weddings, holidays, baby showers, anniversaries, or just because. Here's one for mums.
Stitching this card should take 30-45 minutes according to the directions, so you don't even need to start until about 10:30 PM on Saturday night, right?
Download the how-to PDF (4 MB, so give it a minute)
Download the stitching pattern
Only a couple types of stitches are needed. These steps are also included in the PDF, but if you need quick refresher...
How to backstitch:
How to make a French knot:
Happy stitching! For more projects, get the book Stitched Gifts right here.