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Embroidery is a wonderfully expressive craft that employs a variety of different techniques. Here are a few of the basic stitches. The site's middle column has tutorials, projects, and photo galleries for several types of handiwork; the right-hand column has patterns, books and magazines, kits, notions, tools, and other supplies.


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Rope stitch using a twisted chain stitch - tutorial. Embroidery. (lots of clear tutorials at this site)

rope stitch | Sarah's Hand Embroidery Tutorials

Tutorial: Indian Shisha (mirror) Embroidery - Joyful Abode


Hand Embroidery: Lettering and Text 4: Stem Stitch

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

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