February Violet Embroidery Pattern

Making of the February Violet

Violet is the birth flower for the month of February. We chose to use the African Violet for February. With its large, heart-shaped leaves and purple flowers, this is definitely one to enjoy. Stitch this design for yourself or gift it to a friend who was born in February! This pattern is great for beginner and seasoned crafters alike.

February Violet finished embroidery pattern with letters F.E.B.

Violet Inspiration

The inspiration for the February Violet embroidery pattern came from Alyssa's beautiful African Violet. This plant decided to flower in full-bloom while we were brainstorming flower ideas. Here are a couple of pictures of the inspiration behind this pattern:

African Violet plant with purple flowers

African Violet houseplant with big leaves and purple flowers

Stitches in the Violet pattern

The February Violet starts with backstitch for the wrinkly purple flower. This stitch is best for getting around those tight corners. The center of the flower has yellow, Bumblebee, French knots

close up of african violet embroidery in purple

For the leaves and stems, we used the stem stitch. This adds a great texture and flow to the leaves! Finally, the whole piece is outlined with a chain stitch.

To learn more about each of the stitches we used, including step-by-step tutorials with pictures, written instructions, and video, check out the embroidery stitches blog. 

Buy the pattern!February Violet embroidery kit box imageFebruary Violet Embroidery Kit

February Violet PDF patternFebruary Violet PDF PatternFebruary violet magnet

February Violet Magnet


The Birth Month Flowers Collection

For the 2023 Embroidery of the Month, we decided to do a series of Birth Month Flowers! Each flower is released in its correlating month (January Carnation in January, for example). All twelve patterns will have the same format and feel, making it a great series to do a quilt or other project with the collection.

Learn about the past Birth Month patterns

hand stitching the February Violet embroidery pattern

Shop all patterns in the Birth Month Flower Collection


Embroidery of the Month - get more info

Learn to stitch with a new embroidery each month.

Are you ready for some happy mail? With the Embroidery of the Month you'll receive a brand new, surprise Penguin & Fish embroidery delivered to your door each month

Stitch all of the Birth Month Flowers in 2023! Each month we'll release the  month's birth flower. All 12 patterns will be similar in format and feel, making this the perfect collection to display together, or make into a quilt or other project. Plus, when you purchase the embroidery kit during the month of the release, you'll receive an exclusive freebie (while supplies last). 

The Embroidery of the Month is about practicing your stitching and make something cute with the Penguin & Fish Family!

Learn more about the Embroidery of the Month

January Carnation finished embroidery pattern

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