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Freestyle Machine Embroidery
It’s time to spread your machine embroidery wings. Step away from the digitised designs, and start freestyling!
The Duchess of Cambridge's Wedding Gown
The Duchess of Cambridge’s wedding dress has gone on display, and there are some beautiful photos that show detail of the exquisite work done on the hand made lace.
Taking your Stitching on Vacation
Going on vacation doesn’t mean that you need to leave your stitching behind. With some simple preparation you can take your embroidery with you for those times when you just itch to stitch!
Preventing and Removing Dye Bleeding and Running
Nothing can be more annoying than having the colour from your thread bleeding and staining your embroidery piece. In this article, I’ll be looking at ways of preventing this, and removing stains that have already happened.
Two popular forms of Japanese embroidery are Nihon Shishu and Sashiko – both very different, and yet both exquisite in their own ways.
Why Do I Have So Many UFO's?
Every embroiderer has them – the UFO’s that lurk, glaring at us each time we see them. Why, however, do we start but not finish these embroideries? Boredom? Or something more?
Cross Stitch - the Stitch that became a Technique
Cross Stitch has, since the 1960’s, become an embroidery phenomenon. But there is more to it than many people think.
Men Who Embroider
Although embroidery is usually thought of as a woman’s hobby or profession, over the centuries there have also been men who have been passionate about it as well.
One of the most common techniques used in heirloom embroidery is Shadow Embroidery. This technique involves you stitching on the wrong side of a very sheer fabric.
An heirloom is an item that is handed down from generation to generation. Heirloom embroidery is your chance to add to your family treasures.
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