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Creative Embroidery; Open Buttonhole Stitch for Trimming
I like to experiment with embroidery stitches on items I make for my children and grandchildren. Lately, Iīve been using an open buttonhole stitch on doll clothes -- along the hems of the skirt and edges of the sleeves.
Do you want to add dimension to your embroidery but donīt want to use stumpwork or other raised techniques? Then why not try this!
Book Review - Hardanger Embroidery by Jill Carter
Hardanger Embroidery is a beautiful form of needlelace that originated in Scandanavia. Jill Carter gives some beautiful projects in this book for you to stitch.
Stitching for Fun and Profit!
Want to earn a bit extra cash? Or just find a way to stitch projects without having to outlay anything? Here are 3 ways you can use your skills for profit - as well as fun!
Your Basic Workbox
One of the most common things asked about embroidery is "What basic Tools should I use". In this article, I start to take a look at embroidery tools.
Signing your Stitching
Artists sign their pieces - so why not embroiderers?
Making Changes and Substitutions in a Project
All embroiderers love to make changes to their basic projects. By following a few simple rules, these changes can greatly enhance your project - rather than being a mess.
Book Review - Olwyn's Treasured Samplers
Do you like samplers? Then you will love this offering from Olwyn Horwood!
Book Review - Machine Embroidery and More
If you already know what you are doing with machine embroidery, take a step further with this great book.
Book Review - The Machine Embroidery Handbook
A great book for those of you who are new to machine embroidery - take a peek into this fascinating form.
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