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Hints for Entering Embroidery Competitions
Entering a piece in an embroidery competition may seem simple, but there are some tricks that will help your chances of success.
Embroidered Silk Postcards
For approximately 20 years at the beginning of the 20th Century, embroidery was used to satiate the craze for embroidered postcards.
Pink Ribbon Motif - Free Pattern
October is Breast Cancer month. Show your support for Breast Cancer research by stitching this Pink Ribbon motif for somebody you love.
Sell or Swap Your Stash
Canít afford new stuff for your embroidery habit? Then why not sell off or swop some of your old stash!
Five Crewel Embroidery Stitches
Now youíve mastered basic embroidery stitches, itís time to take it to the next level and look at some Crewel Embroidery stitches.
The Hidden Treasures in your Stash
Times are getting tough and, traditionally, when money gets tight, its hobbies where the first cuts are made. But lack of money doesnít mean your embroidery obsession has to be affected and you can find hidden treasures in your stash!
One of the dimensional embroidery techniques, Stumpwork hit its height of popularity in the 17th century. Thanks to designers like Jane Nicholas, Stumpwork is now enjoying another round of popularity.
Recommended for your Embroidery Bookshelf
With so many embroidery books available, what ones are ďmust havesĒ for your bookshelf?
Or Nue Embroidery
Itís been used for some of the most sacred embroideries, and this combination of gold and colours still shows itís beauty in modern embroideries.
Free Project: Freestyle Embroidery Gillyflower
A favoured motif for Elizabethan and Jacobean embroiderers, the Gillyflower design is a pretty way to decorate a shirt pocket or use a row of them on a guest towel.
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