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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
It’s always important that embroidery supplies are stored correctly, otherwise they can fall victim to all sorts of nasties!
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.
Taking part in a Round Robin
As the name suggests, a Round Robin is a group of stitchers who all contribute to a piece of embroidery. It´s fun and you can meet great new friends!
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!
One of the things that epitomises embroidery in the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries is the use of Tambour embroidery
What is a tapestry exactly? And why shouldn´t we use this term for Canvaswork embroidery?
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.
The Embroidery Store
Visit the Embroidery Shop at BellaOnline for books, software and more!
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 doesn’t mean your embroidery obsession has to be affected and you can find hidden treasures in your stash!
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