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Hand Embroidery: Lettering and Text Index

by Mary Corbet
If you’re a hand embroiderer, a quilter, a textile artist, or a crafter, you’ve probably run into situations where you could add words, text, and lettering to your projects. Hand embroidery is an excellent way to personalize gifts, household objects, momentos, quilts, journal covers – just about any...

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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!

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  • Ann Wolters

    Another Princess and the Pea! I like this one even better!!

Nice styling. Maybe use a different message (because this one won't happen when I start school!)

crewel embroidery pillow Katie you can make this! (I wish I knew how to tag people on my phone)

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"close up of door..embroidered" by Mary Stanley

embroidery patterns. I did her as a child also for a great Aunt. When Aunt Etta, "Etter" in the South, saw them she cried and hugged me. I was so thrilled and got chocolate covered cherries for years after that. Loved those candies and still do.

  • Rose Tyler

    This is one of the sweetest stories. How old were you when you started embroidery? I'd love to teach my daughter sometime soon.

  • Vintage Nana

    So sweet! You must have felt a sense of accomplishment and lots of love.