Creative Stitches for Contemporary Embroidery

If you enjoy my site you will gain real value from my book  Creative Stitches for Contemporary Embroidery: Visual Guide to 120 Essential Stitches for Stunning Designs Whether you are a beginner or a seasoned embroiderer, Creative Stitches for Contemporary Embroidery gives you techniques to encourage and develop a fresh …

Creative Happy Hour – Embroidery: Hand Stitching Past, Present and Future

Just a quick heads up to announce that I am one of the invitees on the expert panel for this Creative Happy Hour event run by C&T. So if you have any embroidery related questions you may be interested in joining us. Creative Happy Hour Embroidery: Hand Stitching Past, Present …

Creative Stitches for Contemporary Embroidery: Visual Guide to 120 Essential Stitches for Stunning Designs

Creative Stitches for Contemporary Embroidery: Visual Guide to 120 Essential Stitches for Stunning Designs is my latest book. For many years visitors to this site who use the stitch dictionary have wanted me to write a book. Well… I am pleased to say I have finally done it. It has …

Freeform Cross stitch

Normally cross stitch is worked on the weave of the fabric neatly in rows along the lines of the thread. Each stitch is supposed to sit in the group not calling attention to itself. Cross stitch is supposed to be of even tension and uniform with each bar crossing in …