Stitching Tips for “Spooky House” and “Pumpkins and Owls”

Stitching Tips for “Spooky House” and “Pumpkins and Owls”

Watch these three short videos with stitching tips for our October and Halloween embroidery kits. Fill the windows on Spooky House before outlining them. Use the same diagonal stitch angle for all of the larger window panes. Outline the Spooky House windows with the...

Stitching Outside the Lines — oomphs to Catnap

Here’s a detailed look at our Catnap kit with extra stitching added. These are the tweaks and floss colors I described in my video about adding unique touches to Catnap. Add chain-stitch lines to headboard and bedposts using bonus floss DMC 07Add chain-stitch...
5 Embroidery Stitches You Can Use to Outline Shapes

5 Embroidery Stitches You Can Use to Outline Shapes

Outlining shapes is often needed in embroidery. Below are examples and how-tos for five stitches you can use for this work: Outline StitchBack StitchSplit StitchWhipped Back StitchChain Stitch 1. Outline Stitch The OUTLINE STITCH is a go-to choice for much of your...