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A Doodle Cloth is a great place to practice embroidery stitches, true. But it's so, so much more!

5 Reasons to Make & Keep a Doodle Cloth – Needle’

Color in embroidery with a crayon and iron to set the color (with a paper or stray piece of fabric on top). Interesting idea! @Carole F

fairy stitchery & tutorial

ELLA'S CRAFT CREATIONS: Scrumptious stitchery............intertwined blanket stitches

ELLA'S CRAFT CREATIONS: Scrumptious stitchery............

Scalloped Buttonholed Chain Stitch Tutorial - by needle 'n thread ✿⊱╮Teresa Restegui

Petal Chain Stitch - One of 48 very well written tutorials with step by step photos by Sarah. ~ Picture Dictionary for all 48 Tutorials found here:

petal chain stitch | Sarah's Hand Embroidery Tutorials

Beaded Palestrina stitch will result in a line that looks something like the little nubby line above: a string of knots, each knot alternating with a bead. I’m

Stitch Play: Beaded Palestrina Stitch – Needle’


I love woven stitches!

Embroidery Stitches, she teaches you how to do everyone of these in their basic form, then tells you how to do the variations.

different stitches

DIY embroidery: A library of great embroidery tutorials from Rocksea and Sarah. Photo by Rocksea and Sarah.

raised fishbone stitch | Sarah's Hand Embroidery Tutorials

nontraditional embroidered "samplers"... I've learned to knit, to crochet and to sew; I feel like brushing up on embroidery should be next.

Tutorial: 5 Simple Blanket Stitch Variations

Let's learn embroidery: Kamal kadai, which originated in India, and which involves lines and weaving.

Let's learn embroidery: Kamal kadai

Rope stitch is probably the most rich looking embroidery stitch of this family. It follows a series of closed up twisted chain stitches to form an embossed rope look. You need to know the twisted chain stitch to be able to do the rope stitch.

rope stitch | Sarah's Hand Embroidery Tutorials

Stem stitch is a beautiful rope-like hand embroidery stitch that works great for writing with a needle and thread.

Tips for embroidering a stitch sampler! Includes why it's a good idea to make one, and how to go about embroidering your own.

On Random Stitch Samplers – Needle’

Hand embroidery is a great way to personalize gifts, and what better way to make a gift personal, than to write something on it? In these free step-by-step lessons, you'll learn a variety of hand embroidery stitches perfect for text, with tips on how to make your embroidered lettering look magnificent!

Hand Embroidery: Lettering and Text Index – Needle’

Embroidery Floss and Clothespins Keep embroidery floss from unraveling and getting lost by wrapping it around a clothespin.

25 Craft Room Organization Tips

cool: she embroiders this star on a simple t-shirt, transforming it into something unique

Cazadora de inspiración: Embroidered star.

Salley Mavor - follow the connection on her blog and see the incredible wool projects.


Embroidery Stitches - (Featured Stitches) Blanket, Buttonhole, Closed Buttonhole & Up & Down Buttonhole

Giveaway winner in stitches

Quilled peacock - Embroidery design inspired

DAYDREAMS: Quilled peacock - embroidery design inspired

ANNA E ELSA FROZEN PUNTO CROCE by syra1974 on deviantART

Made by Helena Ericsson. "Brodera" - embroidery in Swedish.

wonderful tutorial on some different stitches!