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There's no beating the clean look a blanket stitch makes, but let's be clear: it should not be reserved only for blankets. It's useful in so many projects, whether you want to use it on pillowcases and tea towels, to finish embroidery hoops or to attach a decorative piece of appliqué.
Getting Started with Hand Embroidery: Hints & Suggested Supplies
If you've never done hand embroidery but what like to learn how to get started, this is the video for you! I will show you exactly the inexpensive supplies y...
5 Reasons to Make & Keep a Doodle Cloth
Do you keep a doodle cloth? In hand embroidery, a doodle cloth is usually an extra piece of fabric that you keep on hand, to practice embroidery stitches on before you apply those stitches to an embroidery project. If you embroider, and especially if you’re a beginner (but even the experts do it!), a doodle ...
RDV Tuto broderie (3) ... - NeverendingCraft
Jour 1: Préparation de notre visage brodé ... (approx. 10 mn) FAIT ! Jour 2 : Broderie des grandes et moyennes fleurs (approx....
Road to CA - Red Clover Class
Red Clover is a fun pattern with three blocks. I used a combination of textural fabrics in my original quilt. The pattern allows for many stitching techniques as well as uses of hand dyed textural fabrics, ribbons and beads. The students were very creative using different stitches and threads making each piece unique. I absolutely love teaching handwork classes. The sharing of ideas is fabulous! Thanks to all my wonderful students here at Road to CA. My visit was great. Creative Stitching…
Watch How to Sew a Web Stitch - Threads
The web, or spider-web stitch, is a needle-woven stitch that makes a beautiful center for an embroidered medallion.
Simple is Good: Straight Stitch Flowers
Hand embroidery does not have to be complicated in order to be effective. Take, for example, the under-rated, under-estimated, under-valued, plain-old-every-day straight stitch. The straight stitch is exactly what it sounds like: a straight stitch. It is the most basic stitch. You bring your
How to do the Whipped Fly Stitch - Sarah's Hand Embroidery Tutorials
This is a simple version of how a row of fly stitch can be decorated using a contrasting colored thread. To do this stitch, you need to know how to do the Fly Stitch. Fig 1: First make a vertical row of fly stitch. To whip, take a contrasting...
Stitch Fun! Fully Beaded Drizzle Stitch
Here’s a little follow-up on last week’s Stitch Fun! tutorial, where we learned how to bead the cast-on stitch. We’re going to apply the same principles in that tutorial to the drizzle stitch, which is a fun dimensional stitch that sits up right off the fabric. I’ve already shown you one way to bead the ...
How to do the Braided Chain Stitch - Sarah's Hand Embroidery Tutorials
Also known as: Hungarian Braided Chain Stitch The braided chain stitch is worked almost the same way as the heavy chain stitch. There is only a slight difference in the way the needle is taken under the existing loops, thus giving it a totally...
The world's first online magazine for Crazy Quilting - Article
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How to Hand Embroider Berry stitch - Pintangle
Illustrated step by step instructions on how to hand embroider Berry stitch, which is also known as Double Lazy Daisy stitch.