A step-by-step guide on creating hand embroidered satin stitches including photos, information on the stitch, and where to learn more.
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...
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.
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.
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.
Choosing the right material for backing can have a big impact on the quality of your finished embroidered designs.
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...
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.
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.
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.