Waving from New Zealand

I suggest you grab a cuppa and if you have not already done so browse the CQMag online which was released last week. As many of you will know by now, due to Nora’s illness and problems with getting a visa in a timely manner, my teaching tour to the …

Zig Zag Spanish Knotted Stitch Tutorial

Zig Zag Spanish Knotted stitch was found in the The Batsford Encyclopaedia of Embroidery Stitches by Anne Butler. Zig Zag Spanish Knotted stitch forms a interesting wavy line which can be used on borders or in crazy quilting. There are a number of ways you can use it in your …

Free Embroidery Projects and Lessons

I have recently discovered Needlework tips and techniques.com which houses articles on embroidery and free projects. Pattern Darning is quick and easy not only teaches you how to do pattern darning but it also provides a free project. An introduction to pulled thread embroidery explains what pulled thread work is …