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.
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.
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.
It is important choose the right T-shirt to work with and use the proper embroidery techniques when working with them.
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.
Make a Christmas stocking with a Counted Cross Stitch cuff. This is a very easy project to do.
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.
You've been looking at you kitchen or bathroom thinking that it needs that extra something to dress it up. You haven't been able to put you finger on it but you know it's missing something. What would be better than a...
Sewing and embroidering on sheer fabrics can range from mildly challenging to completely exasperating! The learning curve can be shortened dramatically when you understand how to tame them.