How to start hand sewing without knotting the thread ...Why haven't I known this until now?
Point of Winding Cord - this is one of the basic stitches of Norwegian embroidery. Instructions, in words and pictures, are provided on the site.
embroidery - looks like a practice piece.
Aprons, aprons and aprons .... oh my!
Complete Guide to Embroidery Stitches: Photographs, Diagrams, and Instructions for Over 260 Stitches (Reader's Digest)
Gingham Lace / Chicken Scratch Embroidery - Free Pattern from Mary Corbet
a step by step illustration of how to work algerian eye stitch