Just about everyone loves to collect patches, using designs found online, you can turn your embroidery machine into a patch making machine!
India is a land of diverse cultures and her uniqueness lies in her unity in diversity. Embroidery in India is different in different parts and states of India. One can identify the origins of an embroidered piece of...
Canvas work is one of the oldest forms of embroidery. Bargello, or Florentine stitch is a great way of starting canvas work. Scroll to the end for a free chair seat pattern to get you started.
A free heart cross stitch pattern for Valentine's. Includes a breif description and history of Gingham.
Picking out stitches can save an embroidered garment from apparent disaster. With the proper techniques and enough patience, almost any design can be removed and sewn over.
Pincushions are popular crafts to make, use, collect and enjoy. This tutorial includes easy directions for making a cupcake-style pincushion that can be decorated and embellished in a number of ways.
A lot of my hobbies have come and gone or have changed and evolved over the years. There is only one of those hobbies for which my love has only deepened and has stayed with me ever since I was 5 years old and my...
If you cross stitch as much as I do you jump at the chance to get a free pattern. Here online there are many patterns for you to choose from ranging from beginner to experienced.
Love lace? Have an embroidery machine or looking at one? Lace making is super easy when you've got the right tools!
Choosing the right material for backing can have a big impact on the quality of your finished embroidered designs.