Sweet Stitches: Download Your Free Candy Heart Embroidery Pattern Today!
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Sweet Stitches: Download Your Free Candy Heart Embroidery Pattern Today!

Embroider some conversation hearts for Valentine’s Day with this Free Candy Heart embroidery pattern and Step-by-step tutorial With Valentine’s Day around the corner – or any day that calls for a sprinkle of love and affection – what better way to start a conversation and convey your feelings than through a handmade, heart-shaped embroidery? The…

Stitch Your Heart Out: Discover Unique Valentine’s Day Embroidery Designs
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Stitch Your Heart Out: Discover Unique Valentine’s Day Embroidery Designs

Valentine’s Day isn’t just about chocolates and roses. For hand embroidery enthusiasts, crafters, and makers, it’s an opportunity to express our love through stitches and create something original and unique. As a passionate embroiderer, I’ve always found joy creating something heartfelt and handmade. Last year, I hand embroidered a Love Tic Tac Toe Valentine’s Day…

Mending tools and materials. What you need to get started with visible mending
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Mending tools and materials. What you need to get started with visible mending

Mending and repairing clothes were standard practices throughout the centuries. Our ancestors valued the work put into creating the garments and cared for their clothes well. Simple mending tools and materials were used. Traditional mending and darning techniques like Sashiko, Boro, Kogin, patchwork, and applique were born to preserve clothes and make them last. Mass…

15 Enchanting Christmas hand embroidery designs to stitch in 2023
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15 Enchanting Christmas hand embroidery designs to stitch in 2023

As the festive spirit of Christmas begins to fill the air, embroiderers worldwide are seeking unique and heartwarming ways to express their holiday cheer. Hand embroidery, with its timeless elegance and endless creative possibilities, is an ideal medium for capturing the season’s essence. Besides that, slowly stitching Christmas designs may bring moments of peace and…

How to Frame Embroidery in a Hoop: Six Methods of finishing the back of the hoop
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How to Frame Embroidery in a Hoop: Six Methods of finishing the back of the hoop

Frame Embroidery in a Hoop and display your craftsmanship “It’s funny how the beauty of art has so much more to do with the frame than the artwork itself.” ― Chuck Palahniuk Embroidery art, with its complex patterns and original designs, tells a story that transcends time. Each stitch holds a tale of patience, dedication,…

Finishing Embroidery hoop with glue. Two ways to frame embroidery in a hoop with adhesive method
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Finishing Embroidery hoop with glue. Two ways to frame embroidery in a hoop with adhesive method

Why is finishing the embroidery hoop with glue a good choice? Two ways of finishing embroidery hoop with glue: The adhesive method and the no outer hoop method Read both step-by-step tutorials and choose the most suitable method for your textile piece. Note that you can combine both methods. For example, change the backing material…

How to back embroidery hoop with felt or cardboard
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How to back embroidery hoop with felt or cardboard

Why is backing a hand embroidery hoop a great choice? How to finish Embroidery hoop with felt fabric or Cardboard Follow the step-by-step tutorials below or watch video tutorials on the Practical Embroidery YouTube channel and create a perfect backing for your textile art. Tools and Materials Tools: Materials: Instructions 2. If you want to…

How to Finish Embroidery Hoop for Wall Hanging with Running Stitches
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How to Finish Embroidery Hoop for Wall Hanging with Running Stitches

Learn how to finish embroidery hoop with running stitches. It is a fast and straightforward method to frame your embroidery. It is simple and does not require additional materials to implement. Besides that, it works great as a temporary solution before you choose a definite framing style and method.