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 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 arts and crafts, and working with fabric, you'll love this Hub! Be sure to check out the picture gallery too. It features many creative works of art by this talented self-taught artist.
If you're feeling stressed out as a result of the general frustrations that gradully buid up in your everyday life, you could do much worse than to try your hand at counted cross stitch. I can practically guarantee if you try this craft, the bug will bite and... believe me there are few...
Love lace? Have an embroidery machine or looking at one? Lace making is super easy when you've got the right tools!
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.
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 fabric simply by the style, colors, fabric and stitched used. Among the many...
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.
Just about everyone loves to collect patches, using designs found online, you can turn your embroidery machine into a patch making machine!
Step-by-step guide (with pictures) to making the lazy daisy stitch in hand embroidery. Includes tips on perfecting the stitch and ideas for fun alterations to the lazy daisy stitch.