I ❤ embroidery . . . Cast on stitch is used to create raised loops of thread in textured needlework techniques. It is often seen used today to create raised flower petals & leaves in highly textured work such as Brazilian embroidery.~From Sharon Boggon
I ❤ embroidery . . . How to Make a Split Stitch, Beginner Video Tutorial~ We want to share with you a basic embroidery tutorial where you are going to learn how to do a Split stitch. For this reason we found a great article online and are willing to redirect you directly to the tutorial they have created.
I ❤ embroidery . . . Tutorial- The eastern stitch is an interesting one that can add texture in the worked area. An interesting variation is when you can include a bead to it. If worked on even weave cloth, it can be used a filling stitch too. Here, I will illustrate the simple stitch technique of this stitch. It resembles closely to the sorbello stitch , the reason why I listed this under the Palestrina family of stitches.
I ❤ embroidery . . . Tutorial- Heavy chain stitch~ As the name suggests, this is a heavy or thick looking chain stitch. It gives out a rich feeling, depending on the thread used to stitch. Like the reverse chain stitch, this also follows a reverse direction. I will be stitching from top to bottom on a curvy stitch line. To do this stitch, you need to be aware of the lazy daisy stitch. Sarah's Hand Embroidery Tutorials
Chenille Needle for Hand Embroidery~ In the photo above, under the red chenille thread, are the following sizes of chenille needles, from the top down: 14, 16, 18, 20, & 22. The long eye is easier on thread – there’s more room for the thread to move around in there without getting mauled – and the sharp tip & larger shaft will make a hole in the fabric that is easier for the thread to pass through.
I ❤ embroidery . . . Fly Stitch Leaves~ The advantage of embroidering leaves using fly stitch is that you can very easily change the look or shape of the leaf simply by altering the way you begin the leaf or where you start & end the fly stitches. You can also vary the size of leaves by embroidery more or few fly stitches. If you’re not familiar with fly stitch, feel free to take a look at my fly stitch video tutorial.
I ❤ embroidery . . Video Tutorial for Bullion Knots! The bullion knot – sometimes, the name strikes fear in the embroiderer’s heart! But it shouldn’t be so. With a little practice, bullion knots are actually pretty easy. There are a few tricks to making them even easier for you, so I’ll talk about those tricks below, and in the video, I’ll show you how I make bullions. It’s a little different from the way you’ll see them diagrammed in books, but I think it’s a lot easier.
I ❤ embroidery . . . Fishbone Stitch Video Tutorial~ The fishbone stitch is an easy hand embroidery stitch that works great for creating filled leaves and petal shapes. You can use the stitch for other applications, too, but the fishbone stitch is most often seen as a filling for leaves. This is because it creates a satin-stitch-like filling, with a natural spine down the center. The thread used for that leaf is cotton floche, a wonderfully soft hand embroidery thread.
I ❤ embroidery . . .Buttonhole Stitch Leaves~ These leaves are what I call “ground leaves” – they’re a nice shape for ground foliage, and the buttonhole stitch works well for them. Picture & written tutorial. ~By Mary Corbet, needlenthread
I ❤ embroidery . . . Buttonhole Wheel or Circle~ You can work buttonhole wheels with radiating spokes from a center point. You can also work the buttonhole wheel around a center dot, to create a flower or other similar element. The trickiest part of working a buttonhole wheel is keeping the stitches from closing up on you as go around the circle.
I ❤ embroidery . . . Double Feather Stitch Video Tutorial~ Another one of those great embroidery stitches that work well for vines, branches, foliage and the like. Double feather stitch works well for crazy quilt seams, for decorative borders, for floral embroidery, and the like. You can mix up double feather stitch and regular feather stitch to achieve a looser, free-flowing feather stitch
I ❤ embroidery . . . Feather Stitch Video Tutorial~ A Great Stitch for creating vines and branches – anywhere you want something kind of twiggy and vine-like, the feather stitch will be of good use! It makes great “spray” backgrounds for floral embroidery, for example.
I ❤ embroidery . . . French Knot Video Tutorial~ This knot is used often in hand-embroidery, but a lot of people avoid it, because it intimidates them. Once you work one correctly, you’ll find that it’s really easy!!! ~By Mary Corbet, needlenthread
I ❤ embroidery . . . (translated) Sardinian Knot Stitch~ Beautiful thousands knot " Punt'e nù " Whitework Embroidery. For me, this was a very mysterious embroidery techniques. She comes from a small town in southern Italy in Teulada, Sardinia. White embroidery, knotting made using a special geometric patterns.
I ❤ embroidery . . . Seahorse embroidery~ A kit by rajmahal, I couldn't resist this seahorse embroidery... it just called to me it was so sparkly & wonderful! Took me about 3 weeks to do & was my first embroidery piece ever! ~By StitchingDreams
I ❤ embroidery . . . Tutorial~ Whipped back stitch creates a slightly raised line which is simple, quick & easy to work. Work a foundation row of back stitches. Make each stitch slightly longer & looser than usual. Next whip the row. You do this by bringing the needle up from the foundation fabric, take the thread over the top & pass the needle under the first back stitch. Do not pick up any of the fabric as you whip.
I ❤ embroidery . . . In this tutorial, I’ll take you step by step through working the up & down buttonhole stitch on a slant. Before we start, though, if you’re not familiar with the stitch, you might want to watch my video tutorial for the up & down buttonhole stitch.