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.
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.
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 your 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 new kitchen or bathroom towel with your own personal design?
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...
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.