Embroidery Tips and Tricks

For total beginners wanting to learn embroidery and get started, or for seasoned stitchers wanting to improve their embroidery skills, Sophie shares her best…
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Do you struggle with puckered fabric, or getting your fabric in the hoop really tight? In this blog post, Sophie of Mindful Mantra Embroidery shares her best beginner friendly tips for getting started with an embroidery hoop.
How to Load Fabric into an Embroidery Hoop
Do you struggle with puckered fabric, or getting your fabric in the hoop really tight? In this blog post, Sophie of Mindful Mantra Embroidery shares her best beginner friendly tips for getting started with an embroidery hoop.
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4 Tips to Neatly Trace Embroidery Patterns to Fabric
Do you struggle to trace embroidery patterns? You're not alone, trust me! A common hurdle for many embroiderers is knowing how to neatly get their pattern onto fabric so that they can start embroidery. Here's our 4 best tips for tracing embroidery patterns to fabric! Click here to read more.
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3 Tips for Making Hand Embroidered Gifts | Mindful Mantra Embroidery
Are you planning to make a special hand embroidered gift for a friend or family member? Here are 3 tips for helping you to make the perfect gift that you'd be proud to give! Click through to the blog post to read more
hand embroidery needles explain what they are and what size you need
Hand Embroidery Needles Explained | Mindful Mantra Embroidery
Do you struggle to know what size embroidery needle to use? This blog post has you covered! Explaining the difference between embroidery needles and chenille needles, and when to use a size 5 embroidery needle. Click through to the blog post to read more!
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4 Tips for Tracing Embroidery Patterns | Mindful Mantra Embroidery
Do you use Pilot FriXion pens to transfer your embroidery patterns? No? Well, you should! If you're wondering why, then you want to read this blog post! We dive in to how to use heat erasable pens, why they're the best way to transfer embroidery patterns, and our 4 best tips for transferring your patterns with them. Click through to find out more.
embroidery patterns you can make and gift
How to Gift Your Embroidery | Mindful Mantra Embroidery
Handmade gifts are amazing, right?! Here's some simple embroidery patterns you can make that you can gift too! From personalisable patterns to embroidering clothing, and all the tips you need to make the perfect embroidered gift.
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3 Tips for Gifting Embroidery Projects | Mindful Mantra Embroidery
Would you love to give away the beautiful things you make, but you worry it won't be good enough? This is the blog post for you! Read 3 tips for making the perfect hand embroidered gift, as well as 5 different gift ideas, including patterns and kits to get you started. Click here to read more!
a woman's hand embroiderying on a white sheet with the words things you need to avoid when transferring embroidery patterns
Things to Avoid When Transferring Embroidery Patterns | Mindful Mantra Embroidery
As a beginner, it's hard to know the right techniques, particularly for transferring embroidery patterns. Do you struggle to get neat lines, and don't know where you're going wrong? Read this blog post to find out our 4 best tips for how to transfer embroidery patterns to fabric.
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Beginners Guide to Embroidery Needles | Mindful Mantra Embroidery
Do you know the difference between embroidery needles? No? This is the guide for you! You can learn the difference between embroidery, chenille and tapestry needles, and what size needle you need for your embroidery project. Click this post to read more!
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How to Transfer an Embroidery Pattern Using Heat Erasable Ink
How to Transfer an Embroidery Pattern Using Heat Erasable Ink – Mindful Mantra Embroidery
the words drum tight fabric in hand embroidery and how to get the right tension in your fabric
How to get embroidery fabric 'drum tight' | Mindful Mantra Embroidery
Do you struggle to get the right fabric tension? Do you know what it means to have 'drum tight' fabric? This blog post covers it all, so that you can get stitching on the right tension and have a more enjoyable embroidery experience! Read the caption to find out more
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What Needle to Use for Embroidery | Mindful Mantra Embroidery
If you always wonder what needle to use for your hand embroidery projects, or what the different sizes of embroidery needles mean, then this is the blog post for you. We dive in to all there is to know about the different types of embroidery needles, and when to use a size 3 needle vs a size 5 or 9 embroidery needle. Read the blog post to find out more.