How to do Petal Chain Stitch - Sarah's Hand Embroidery Tutorials
This stitch is done from right to left…or, better to do from right to left. My stitch line will follow a spiral shape to show…
Embroidery: How to Chainstitch
Learn how to chainstitch - one of the fancier outline stitches. There's a companion blog post here that shows lots of examples that use chain stitch, as well...
Sarah's Hand Embroidery Tutorials - Library of Embroidery Stitches, Patterns, Projects and Books
Embroideries and Stitches with step by step Illustrations, Patterns, Projects and a bit of History.
Stem Stitch Rose with Knotted Center - Tutorial
Today's stitching time was spent playing with a couple of stitches in the company of one of my favorite embroidery books and my doodle cloth. The book is written in Japanese, so I can't make out a word from the instructions, but the photos and diagrams are almost sufficient to understand the stitches. Almost. To make out the rest of the "secrets", there's always the doodle cloth :) There was a cute little flower in the book, starting with some sort of a knot (if you know its proper name…
Knotted Buttonhole Band and Beaded Knotted Buttonhole Band Tutorial - Pintangle
Photographed step by step tutorial on how to work Knotted Buttonhole Band which makes and attractive solid border on hand embroidery projects.