Just about everyone loves to collect patches, using designs found online, you can turn your embroidery machine into a patch making machine!
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.
India is known for its diverse cultures that exist in harmony. Each culture and region has its own unique form of art and embroidery. The embroidery of each place has its roots in the culture of the region. This hub tells you all about the embroidery of manipur.
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 'Nagy-mama' (grandma) showed me my...
If you like to embroider, but can't find patterns you like, why not try freestyle? Making up your own designs as you stitch is as easy as doodling with pen on paper. So gather up a few sewing items, a piece of clothing, and let's get started.
Make a Christmas stocking with a Counted Cross Stitch cuff. This is a very easy project to do.
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.
crafts and handiwork; ribbon embroidery; stumpwork; counted cross-stitch; The basic, beginner stitches are easy to learn, but mastery of this deceptively simple art-form can take years of dedication.
Of the numerous regional styles of Hungarian embroidery, the one from Kalocsa seems to have captured everyone's heart. It is light, bright, and cheerful.
Fly stitches are beautiful stitches that are especially useful for embellishments and edging. They can be used in rows or as independent, scattered stitches. I often use a fly stitch as a quick and easy way to create an outline (and stem) of a...