Butterfly Chain Stitch

Butterfly Chain Butterfly Chain stitch is a decorative composite stitch that is more versatile than it appears at first. You can easily overlook this stitch when browsing a stitch dictionary, but it is a lot of fun to work. And if you vary the threads, you can create lots of …

Section 39 for the Love of Stitching band sampler

Section 39 of  the For Love of Stitching Band Sampler was worked in  March of 2009. The  For Love of Stitching Band Sampler has grown or morphed into part free form sampler and part  journal sampler. As you can see it was Autumn when I worked it. As I listened to the radio I …

Friday Freebie Hand Embroidery Pattern

It is Friday Freebie time again. This week once again this design could be worked in outline stitches using chain or stem stitch. Another way of working this design would be to combine it with fused applique and fuse the center shape. If you click on the thumbnail it will …

Bullion Knot Stitch

Bullion Knot Stitch People either love or hate bullion knots but I am in the love them camp! They are one of those hand-embroidery stitches that can be tricky to work so if you have trouble with them do take time to read my tips. Tips before you start Bullion …