Woven Cross Stitch

Woven Cross Stitch is also known as cross stitch flower and Interwoven Cross Stitch. No matter the name, Woven Cross Stitch very addictive. It is also one of those stitches that looks a bit ho hum until you work a sample and then you realise how much potential it has. The stitch look …

Crazy Quilt Seam Detail 450

This is one of the hand embroidered seams on block 67 of the I dropped the button box Quilt. It is made up of detached chain stitches, stepped and threads running stitch and seed beads divided by little straight stitches. These articles illustrate the hand embroidered seams, embellishments and decorations on my …

Needlework Detail 624 on the For love of Stitching Band Sampler

The detail below is an area on my Love of Stitching Band Sampler. It is part of section 46 which is a free form embroidery with an Australian theme. You can read more about it in the article where I introduced section 46  or click on the sampler for a …

Vandyke Stitch tutorial

Vandyke Stitch is one of those useful hand embroidery stitches that many people don’t get around to exploring but it is well worth investigating. I admit that I don’t use it enough, but without fail every time I do I think to myself I should use this more! Vandyke stitch …