I decided to combine my love of gardens, butterflies and birds with my sewing for my family. My latest fascination for bringing enjoyment is quillows. That is a quilt that folds into a pillow.
With the wealth of gaming and geekery centered cross stitch on the internet, you'd be surprised which beloved characters have aready come to life with needlecraft...
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...
A step-by-step tutorial on how to make beautiful hand embroidered stem stitches. The guide contains detailed photographs and where you can learn additional stitches.
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...
I started watching cross stitch podcasts on YouTube and realised there was a lot I could do to improve the neatness of my stitches. I have compiled three of the most popular ways to improve the neatness of your cross stitches here for you.
A guide on how to make hand embroidered cross-stitches including tips and tricks on perfecting the stitch.
You dog or cat is one of the family, why not treat them that way at Christmas. Make an adorable ornament for your pet using one of these free patterns.
Imagine the face of a new bride and groom when they open a gift made especially made for them personally by you. A wedding sampler will give them a life time of enjoyment.
This article is a brief background with in-depth instructions on how to do paper embroidery, also known as Prick & Stitch. I have also given a tools list to get you started.