Stitch Explorer challenge for August

This month the challenge is to explore Pattern Darning. Exploration means you take this style of embroidery in either a traditional manner or push your piece towards a contemporary interpretation. I think that most people will find this simple technique a quick and effective style to investigate. This style is …

Stitch Explorer challenge for July

This month we will look at contemporary embroidery as style. Although many people would say that contemporary embroidery is a free for all  we can spot some key design features that often (not always) appear in contemporary styles. For instance I am sure that in the future  textile historians will …