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,…
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…
Blanket stitch and its variations. 22 hand embroidery stitches from the Blanket stitch family. Blanket stitch variations are made by alternating the embroidery method or combining Blanket stitch with other hand embroidery stitches.
How to start and end embroidery stitches. Learn neat and tidy ways to begin and finish hand embroidery stitches.
Running stitch and its variations. A list of best-known and most widely used variations of the running stitch.
The names of the Blanket and Buttonhole stitches are often used interchangeably, but in reality, these two are different stitches. Let’s learn what is the difference
The ability to mend clothes is an essential skill. Learn embroidery stitches for mending – save some money and reduce environmental impact!
There are many variations of the backstitch. Also, the backstitch is often a base stitch of the composite stitches. Learn more about this stitch family!
Pattern transfer with the Lightbox method – simple, cheap, and does not require any special equipment. Learn how to use this method now!
The classification of hand embroidery stitches by purpose and technique There are hundreds of documented hand embroidery stitches. Every embroidery technique has its own traditional set of embroidery stitches. Some stitches are considered typical to Crewel embroidery, some – to Brazilian embroidery, and other ones are typical for Goldwork. Surface embroidery uses many of the…