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Buying an Embroidery Machine
Before you buy an embroidery machine, do your homework. Don´t get stuck with something too expensive, that doesn´t do what you want it to!
Rediscover this form of embroidery beloved by Pioneer women.
Care of your Embroidery Tools
Your embroidery tools are vital to producing an exquisite finished product, so make sure you take good care of them.
Choosing a Needle - Hand Sewing
The right tools for the right job – every tradesperson knows it. And it’s just as important in embroidery that you use the right needle for the project you are doing.
Get involved in a Community Embroidery project and meet others who share your hobby.
Copyright and Embroidery
You´ve bought a pattern, and your friend asks for a copy. Or perhaps you´re having a fundraiser, and want to sell embroidered articles with your favorite football team logo on them. Just what can and can´t you do with your embroidery patterns?
Couching and Laid Work
Couching, whilst also being a description of where many of us sit to embroider, is also a technique going back over a thousand years and can produce works of stunning intricacy, as well as simple bold designs.
Creative Embroidery in a Place Mat Edging
Creative buttonhole stitch for edging table linens!
Creative Embroidery; Open Buttonhole Stitch for Trimming
I like to experiment with embroidery stitches on items I make for my children and grandchildren. Lately, I´ve been using an open buttonhole stitch on doll clothes -- along the hems of the skirt and edges of the sleeves.
What is crewel embroidery, and why has it remained so popular for almost 500 years?
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