Tutorial For Hand Stitching Cursive . stem stitch is a beautiful rope-like hand embroidery stitch that works great for writing with a needle & thread. There are two real difficulties with stem stitch: stitch direction & curves .
It's inevitable: Every time I purge hoarded objects, I discover "I really could have used that." These and more great ideas here for applique (perhaps inspired by a hoard of pretty scraps) by a talented artist !
Vintage embroidered linens sewn together to make a curtain. Pieces of ribbon sewn at the top to attach it to the rod. NOTE TO SELF: If using vintage linens .the sunlight would fade the beautiful embroidery, maybe line the curtain?