Stitch It: Embroidered Sprat’s Head Shamrocks

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Stitch It: Embroidered Sprat’s Head Shamrocks


Feeling festive? Prepare your clothes, bags, and other stitchable surfaces for St. Patrick’s Day with a few fancy-looking embroidered sprat’s head shamrocks!


A sprat’s head stitch—also known as an arrowhead tack—is a beautiful embroidery stitch with a lovely braided-looking texture. And, as it turns out, it’s absolutely perfect for St. Patrick’s Day embellishments! Want to give it a try? Take your stitching skills beyond the basics with this helpful tutorial for embroidering your own sprat’s head shamrocks from Mollie at Wild Olive!


Haley Pierson-Cox from Red-Handled Scissors is a maker of crafts, a lover of cats, an avid swearing enthusiast, a cross-stitch book author, and a general purveyor of quirk. She's also sometimes an irritable cartoon named Tiny Cranky Haley.

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