Embroidery

How to Stretch Your Embroidery Art on a Frame

Embroidery art can look great framed in an embroidery hoop but if you want to go for a more sophisticated look you can frame your work in a rectangular or square format.  Making a trip to your local framers is an option or you ...

Stitch-Along Free Embroidery Sampler with Video Tutorial!

Find the updated (October 2017) beginner’s pattern here!  Did someone say free?!? Click HERE to “purchase” the downloadable pattern for $0.   Got it? Now print it out! What else will you need? Some simple cotton fabric.  You can head to the quilting solids sections ...

Assembling Hand Embroidered Jewelry

UPDATE APRIL 2020: My new jewelry kits are here! You can find the tropical plants kits here and the eucalyptus kit here. The favorite flowers kit (shown in the video below) is no longer stocked. So you’ve stitched up some gorgeous embroidery art.  Now what? ...

Satin Stitch Secrets

For the longest time I avoided satin stitch at all costs.  What was the point? A machine was always going to do a better job than I could – why put myself through the painful process of trying to make perfect stitches when they ...

How to Turn Your Hand Embroidered Art into a Wearable Patch

Is there anything cooler than personalizing your clothes with your own needlework? Probably not.  When I first set out to start decorating my clothing I was very overwhelmed with all of the different options for making patches.  I got a little stuck trying to ...

Fast Framing for Your Embroidery Art

Looking for a fancier option for framing your embroidery art? I’ve got a quick method for framing behind glass that is super cheap and simple to do at home.  Note: This pattern is available through my Craftsy Class! Find out more info here. Materials:1. Finished ...