Spring Embroidery Stitch Combinations: Designed to Delight

Spring Embroidery Stitch Combinations: Designed to Delight

March and April are the time to be stitching colors and motifs for spring display and gifting. Here are 5 designed-to-delight stitch combos from our spring patterns.  1. Pomegranate Perfection This is a little strip of Peacock Dreams (the whole is shown...
6 Hand Embroidery Stitching Tips

6 Hand Embroidery Stitching Tips

Even though each of our 50+ patterns use different stitch combinations to render different motifs . . . . . . there are a few tips we find ourselves sharing again and again in pattern how-to guides. These are our little but essential stitch helpers. Read on, and see...
4 Ideas for Spring Easter Bunny Embroidery Projects

4 Ideas for Spring Easter Bunny Embroidery Projects

Our Bunnies Stick & Stitch pattern gives you four bunnies each measuring 4.5″ wide and high. They look great in 6″ or 7″ hoops and they make sweet stuffed ornaments or toys. Have fun choosing and layering fabrics, finding color combinations you...
How to stretch, mount and frame embroidery yourself

How to stretch, mount and frame embroidery yourself

Our traditional samplers are designed so that you can stretch and frame them yourself using standard-sized frames from your local craft shop. I framed Home Sampler shown below with a 16″x20″ frame from Michael’s (with a buy-one-get-one...
Stitch Embroidery Projects with On-Trend Motifs

Stitch Embroidery Projects with On-Trend Motifs

If you’re ready for a daily embroidery practice and in search of your next projects, this is your invitation to take a closer look at several on-trend projects.  These designs are a delight to stitch, and they add current appeal when finished and put on...
Pairing In-the-Hoop Embroidery Projects for Display

Pairing In-the-Hoop Embroidery Projects for Display

There is strength in numbers–especially when you’re filling space on a wall with hoop-art embroidery. One hoop alone can be in want of a partner to ground it–  –to establish either asymmetry (first pic below) or symmetry (the second pic)....