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Hand Embroidery Patterns

Discover Pinterest’s 10 best ideas and inspiration for Hand Embroidery Patterns. Get inspired and try out new things.
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 will never truly be perfect?  Did you know that perfectionism is really just a form of procrastination? Yep.  That sort of all or nothing thinking (

You've just completed a lovely piece of embroidered art but have decided that it is missing something - text! It can be so fun to add a favorite quote or name to your work, but what stitch should you use? Below I've included a look at my favorite hand embroidery stitches for lettering. Scroll down for information on ea

Fishbone stitch is a favorite for leaves but it is a fairly versatile stitch that can be used for filling other shapes. Before getting into some fun variations here is a little refresher diagram…

Fishbone stitch is a favorite for leaves but it is a fairly versatile stitch that can be used for filling other shapes. Before getting into some fun variations here is a little refresher diagram…

Stitch Floral: Top 10 beginner mistakes in hand embroidery

Little by little I've mentioned in my posts some mistakes that you might be making as a hand embroidery beginner and warned you from some other things that you can do as a rookie. But all of it is scattered around the blog, so I thought it is a high time I make a compilation and gather all of that in one place. So here we go! The list of the most common mistakes as a hand embroidery beginner: 1. Not taking your fabric out of the hoop after stitching session So, let's say, you have an…

Spinnerin Volume 168 ~ Embroidery Stitches, page 2... Found on Craft Like a Ma'am blog on Tumblr.

Vintage patterns can be beautiful, which is why I bought this old Spinnerin. (front cover) Vintage patterns can also be hilariously tacky, which is why I bought this old Spinnerin. (back cover) Lucky for you over the next few weeks I’ll be posting all the good, the bad, and the ugly afghan patterns your twitchy little fingers could ever hope to knit or crochet! Here are some Embroidery Stitches to wet your appetite…