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You may have heard of Redwork as both an embroidery and quilting technique, and could be confused as to what it is. The short answer is: itís both!
Satin Stitch Basics
Satin Stitch got you frustrated? These tips will help make your satin stitch embroidery look fantastic!
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!
Sewing and Embroidery Machine Maintenance
A machine Ė whether it is used for general sewing or for embroidery Ė is an investment and with a little regular maintenance, it will give you years of service.
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.
Signing your Stitching
Artists sign their pieces - so why not embroiderers?
Silk Ribbon Embroidery
The beauty of embroidery and the luxury of silk ribbon Ė these two combined create a beautiful embroidery technique that is uniquely suited to floral embroidery.
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!
Stitching on Specialty Fabrics
There are many ways to make your embroidery look sumptuious. One of these is to use a specialty fabric -such as silk or velvet - as the backing fabric. Learn the tricks of stitching on these special fabrics.
Storing Your Embroidery Supplies
Itís always important that embroidery supplies are stored correctly, otherwise they can fall victim to all sorts of nasties!
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