Richard box demonstrates free hand machine embroidery

In this video Richard Box demonstrates  how he progresses from  drawing to finished textile art work using free hand machine embroidery. Even if you do not do machine embroidery there are all sorts of tips and advice about drawing your design on fabric etc  

For the Love of Stitching Sampler – Band 328

Stitches This seam on section 25  has been worked with an arrow stitch then laced with a ribbon then I added some cream/white beads. Date: This section of the sampler was worked during 2007.   Size:   The For Love of Stitching Band Sampler is 15 cm (6 inches) wide. It consists of different …

Sites worth exploring: Di van Niekerk

Teacher and  author Di van Niekerk is a master hand of many embroidery styles is not only producing video tutorials (such as those below) but on her site you can find free projects. Do explore Di van Niekerk‘s site as if you are interested in either stumpwork or silk ribbon embroidery, …

For the Love of Stitching Sampler – Band 327

Stitches This seam on section 25  has been covered with a ribbon then I added stepped threaded running stitch along each edge Thread:  The thread used in the running stitch is perle 8 cotton thread  and I threaded it with rayon ribbon floss. Date: This section of the sampler was worked during …