Embroidery

Embroidery

Embroidery stitches, made by hand or by machine, add a dimensional  and embellishment layer to wool cotton, silk, and more.

Browse through some of our spotlight interviews with amazing hand embroidery artists like Janet Clare and Lynn Krawczyk, or check out the great embroidery patterns from Kathy Schmitz.

Hollis Chatelain takes machine embroidery to an entirely new level.

We also offer tutorials with examples of a large variety of embroidery stitches.

Making Sashiko ornaments is a great way to see what the slow-stitch movement is all about. It's slow stitch, to be sure, but the projects are so small you can...

In a fast-paced, plugged-in world, it’s so easy to lose track of how the things we use everyday came to be. Even though today’s versions are largely machine made, human...

While her first embroidery project at age 10 presented challenges, Shirley Hudson is glad she persisted. She has made a career out of stitch, and her work designing patterns doesn't...

The double threaded running stitch starts with the basic running stitch and then is laced one direction with either the same or contrasting thread, and then laced the opposite direction...

Sometimes I want to get a project done really fast, but lately I have picked up a hand stitching project when I want to unwind. The slow, meditative process of...