With the exploding popularity of embroidery patterns, it’s a good thing that hand embroidery is so easy to learn. You can get started with just a few embroidery stitches – some embroidery artists create stunning work specializing in just one or two stitches! Whether you prefer traditional patterns like flower embroidery or like to stitch on the edge with modern pattern designers, Create Whimsy has the inspiration and the how-to instructions to help.
The Fly Stitch can be birds in the air, a long curly vine or a decorative fill stitch - and it's easy! You'll want to know this hand embroidery stitch.
I love working my hand embroidery in chain stitch! But one of the lovelies of the chain stitch is its versatility. Can be dense or open and airy.
Hand embroidery is so relaxing, and small projects can go anywhere with you. There are a gazillion stitches out there. Learn some of the often used stitches.
Protect an e-reader or tablet with personal style - for yourself or a gift. Basic sewing and easy applique and embroidery with cotton, felted wool and threads.
Create a special accessory for your coffee. Perle cotton and seed beads are embroidered onto wool, which are attached to an interfaced cotton lining. Easy!