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Hand Embroidery Enthusiasts


Hand Embroidery Enthusiasts

Get involved in this group to learn how to create awesome hand embroidery projects. The embroidered hexagon to the left was done by Penny.

Members: 140
Latest Activity: Sep 6, 2016

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How to Stitch the Herringbone Stitch - A Free Embroidery Tutorial from Mary Corbet

Mary Corbet demonstrates how to do the herringbone stitch used in hand embroidery. For more instructions for the herringbone stitch and other hand embroidery stitches visit…Continue

Tags: thread, technique, method, how-to, embroider

Started by Susan Sep 6, 2016.

How to Chain-stitch - A Free Embroidery Tutorial from Wendi Gratz

Learn how to do the chain-stitch - one of the fancier outline stitches! - Wendi Gratz of Shiny Happy…Continue

Tags: technique, embroidery, ShinyHappyWorld, how-to, method

Started by Susan Sep 6, 2016.

The Feather Stitch - A Free Hand Embroidery Tutorial from Needlepointers

Learn how to do the feather stitch! This free embroidery tutorial features a hand embroidery decorative stitch which creates a vine or branch looking line. This looped stitch is worked evenly with stitches alternating to the right and the left.A…Continue

Tags: embroidery, embroider, tutorial, video, branch

Started by Susan Sep 6, 2016.

How to Embroider a U Stitch - by Wendi Gratz 1 Reply


Tags: stitch, how-to, u-stitch, tutorial, embroidery

Started by Susan. Last reply by Linda Linn Jan 20, 2013.

"Encrusting Calico" Free Enbroidery Tutorial - by Jennifer Rochester 2 Replies

photo by Ian Cole Inspired by an underwater theme, Jennifer Rochester uses plain fabric and neutral threads to create rocky surfaces…Continue

Tags: calico, coral, create, button_hole, wheel_stitch

Started by Susan. Last reply by neena simmons Oct 4, 2012.

More stitches 14 Replies

Just thought I'd add pictures of that dull grey cardigan I wanted to brighten up - and here it is now ....…Continue

Tags: Stitches, Embroidery, Hand

Started by Karen. Last reply by Karen Oct 4, 2012.

Embroidered Huck Towels

Remember those beautiful hand stitched Huck Towels?  The ones that were folded and ironed and put away  - and never used?…Continue

Started by Destashification May 23, 2012.

Hello 2 Replies

Hi Everyone,  I'm just starting to get into embroidery. Hope to find more info from experienced needle people, so I can do more than one kind of stitch. I love the flowers that look so real. I've only done one quilt  top with the embroidery lines…Continue

Started by Linda. Last reply by Karen May 21, 2012.

How to Stitch a French Knot 2 Replies


Tags: method, thread, embroidery, technique, knot

Started by Susan. Last reply by Linda Mar 29, 2012.

Embroidery on Quilts

I saw a quilt trunk show by Kathy Munkelwitz and was blown away with her combinations of piecing applique and embroidery quilts. Haven't embroidered since I was a kid. Want to get back to it.Continue

Started by Belle Mar 26, 2012.


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