Spring Embroidery Stitch Combinations: Designed to Delight

Spring Embroidery Stitch Combinations: Designed to Delight

Right now is 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 above)....
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...
How to Make Embroidered Ornaments for Christmas

How to Make Embroidered Ornaments for Christmas

As the Christmas holiday nears, it’s time for a crafting weekend. Embroidered ornaments are an ideal project–and can even be a way to create new stitchers in your life. Here are all the details on what you need to make and finish off these...
5 Christmas Embroidery Stitch Combinations Designed to Delight

5 Christmas Embroidery Stitch Combinations Designed to Delight

Stitched Stories patterns are designed to give you projects that are a delight to stitch. That means: The motifs you’re rendering are appealing and fresh. The stitch combinations keep you engaged with their variety even though they aren’t especially...
5 Fall Embroidery Stitch Combinations Designed to Delight

5 Fall Embroidery Stitch Combinations Designed to Delight

At Stitched Stories, we understand the desire to make.  We understand it as a way to be creatively engaged and, at the same time, producing an appealing finished project. That means we give you designs: ::> that are more fun than complex, ::>...
Embroider Better: 4 tips for top stitching results

Embroider Better: 4 tips for top stitching results

If you’re loving stitching on summer days–whether at home or in the back seat of a car–you’ve probably got several approaches that you know get best results. Here are four of my top tips for making embroidery projects that you love. 1. FILL...