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Stitching big, bold embroidered shapes on items that are made to stretch and move can be a bit tricky. So, if you love the look but not the floss, you’ll definitely want to check out this fun faux cross-stitch rose sweatshirt tutorial from Kirsten at Studs and Pearls!

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The best part: sweatshirts are just the beginning! The method used in this tutorial will also work well for other items made from paint-friendly fabrics, so you can dress up your tanks, t-shirts, tote bags, the back pocket of your jeans, or even underwear and sports bras too.

Ready to add some DIY style to your wardrobe? You can find the full how-to over on Studs and Pearls.