A bit of scrap fabric and an embroidery hoop might just be the secret to speeding up your projects and making them a bit more durable.
Latest Embroidery Stitches & Patterns Tutorials & Projects
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A quick, easy and cheap way to thread beads onto yarn or thread when your needle is either too big for the beads or too small for the thread.
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This embroidery pattern may be over 100 years old but its appeal is timeless. This cross stitch bug pattern is easy to stitch and quite pretty when done.
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This is the first of what will hopefully be many repeating cross stitch background patterns that I will be sharing with everyone. This one was originally designed by Therese de Dillmont.
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Our second cross stitch alphabet pattern is for another vintage design. It stitches up somewhat large which would make it better suited for monograms and crafts than a traditional cross-stitch sampler.
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A wonderful vintage Christmas embroidery pattern – a full set of the alphabet (well, one with only two letters missing, anyway) that you could use for all sorts of Christmas items – embroidered towels, Christmas ornaments, greeting cards, the list is virtually endless.
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Another great vintage embroidery pattern from the folks at Godey’s Lady’s Magazine. This time we have a section of grape vine with leaves and clusters of grapes. The image shown here is only a small section of the overall design.
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This is just the top section of a lovely, tall, vintage embroidery pattern for a sprig of bleeding heart flowers. Be sure to check out the rest of the design and my stitching suggestions.
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Ever wonder how they embroidered that sweet little satin purse or Oriental-inspired blouse of yours? To the trained eye, it’s obviously a form of satin stitch. But, how are the beautiful shadings of color, like the pansy to the left, actually laid down on fabric? Today, much of this type of work is now being [...]
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Vintage floral embroidery design for a lady’s handkerchief or any other embroidery project requiring floral sprays or a square frame.