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Saturday Baker Brownie DOW Embroidery Pattern

Saturday Baker Brownie DOW Embroidery Pattern

Our little Brownies sure have been busy… from washing floors to ironing, mending to gardening and polishing dishes and now today Saturday Baker Brownie is hard at work icing a cake.

How simple it would be to turn this Brownie into a Christmas Elf…

Add a plate under the cake decorated with a few sprigs of green holly and red holly berries. Stitch some tiny Christmas trees or ornaments on Brownie’s apron. Even the cake could be made Christmasy by stitching the icing in white with tiny white snowflakes or stars.

Or if you’d rather stitch our Brownie as a fairy, that can be achieved with the addition of a set of wings.


Vintage Workbasket Embroidery Pattern - DOW Saturday Brownie


Vintage Workbasket Embroidery Pattern – Saturday Brownie downloadable PDF

If you’ve missed the other Days of the Week Brownies, please click on the links below to be taken to them:

Monday Brownie

Tuesday Brownie

Wednesday Brownie

Thursday Brownie

Friday Brownie

Sunday Brownie




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For those who are newly subscribed or are visiting for the first time, every Monday I host a link party in which I invite others to share their hand embroidery projects.

If you’ve never linked up to a link party before and would like to join in, I’ve written a quick tutorial on How to Link Up to a Link Party. It provides step-by-step instructions for linking to this party (or any other link party you might like to participate in.)

The rules for the Stitchery Link Party are simple:

  1. The project can be anything as long as it includes hand embroidery stitches in some form. Such projects might be but are not limited to redwork, blackwork, goldwork, bluework, (etc), counted cross-stitch, crazy quilting, crewel, silk ribbon, pulled thread, hardanger and sashiko.

These projects do not have to be vintage or vintage inspired. All styles are welcome as long as it’s hand embroidered.

  1. Link directly to your blog post, not to your blog home page.
  2. If you happen to sell your embroidery or embroidery patterns, feel free to link up to a blog post you’ve written about a project you’re selling, but No direct links to shops or websites selling things.
  3. This will be a curated link party. In other words, if a link does not conform to the three simple rules above, it will be removed.

The next three are more requests than rules. They are by no means a requirement to take part in the party:

  1. Please link back to the Stitchery Link Party with a text link somewhere in your post.
  2. As well, please share the love and visit one or two (or more) of the other links and take time to leave a comment.
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  • mary
    August 14, 2017 8:37 am

    These are all so cute.

  • Renee
    August 8, 2017 8:10 pm

    Another darling pattern! Thank you for the link party!

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