Bullion Buttonhole Stitch

Bullion Buttonhole an interesting variety of buttonhole. This stitch consists of  buttonhole stitch where the upright bars are worked as a bullion stitches. Since it is based on buttonhole you can use it to edge items or as a interesting border. Bullion buttonhole can look very interesting if you thread a thin …

Needlework Detail 619 on the For love of Stitching Band Sampler

This is a detail of an area on section 45 of  The for Love of Stitching Band Sampler. If you click on the sampler image you can see this area of stitching in context. Stitches on this part of the sampler are: This area is on the bottom part of …

Work in Progress Wednesday Block 36 started

Life has been a tad too busy as I am juggling running two online classes and processing orders for my CQ Stencils but I thought I would share with you the yet to be  embroidered  block 36 of the lace crazy quilt. You will find all the other blocks in …

How to hand embroider Crested Chain Stitch

Crested chain stitch is a versatile stitch that can be worked on both even weave and plain fabrics. I used this stitch to outline the paisley pattern on this Fabric postcard. My tip is that when you first learn this stitch use a twisted thread, such as pearl cotton, as …