French Knots

Explore a variety of beautiful French knot embroidery ideas to enhance your craft projects. Get inspired and learn how to create intricate designs using this classic stitching technique.
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Oooh la la! French knots - so very fancy - and so very frustrating. When you don't know the trick to them, that is. For years I had a love/hate relationship with them. I loved the effect - there's nothing quite like it for teeny polkadots and nubbly texture. But I hated their unpredictability. Sometimes

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Pam Ciesla
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At the end of last year I was able to teach a few ornament classes locally. It's always such great experience to learn from my students. Many of my felt ornament designs involve some basic embroidery stitches. One of my favorites is the French Knot. It's such a great little stitch for adding a touch

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Sarah Dunn
Colonial knot and how's it different from french knot? Crewel Embroidery, Embroidery Stitches, Patchwork, Embroidery Designs, Embroidery And Stitching, Hand Embroidery Patterns, French Knot Embroidery, Embroidery Stitches Tutorial, Learn Embroidery

French knot is, undoubtedly, the most popular knot stitch out there. But it has a “twin” - colonial knot. Jump in to explore the similarities and differences between the two! So, how do you stitch colonial knot? Many people fear it because it seems tricky. Me too, for a long time I used french knots exclusively and didn't even want to try the colonial one because it just seems difficult. But I was wrong! Once you “crack” the process, stitching colonial knots will go smoothly and fast. The…

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Mary Jones Olson