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I am teaching at the Embroidery Extravaganza 2024

I am thrilled to be one of the invited teachers in C&Ts Embroidery Extravaganza 2024. The event this year looks to have a fantastic lineup. You can learn embroidery and slow stitching techniques from 10 experts. These people are all industry leaders. From samplers to sashiko to stumpwork, this virtual event is packed.  Join us on August 8th for a fantastic event. If you don’t have time on the day no worries you have lifetime access to replay the presentations.

Embroidery Extravaganza 2024 discount coupon

The event costs $59.99 take my $20 coupon off brings it down to $39.99. Use ee24sharon to get a discount on the Embroidery Extravaganza 2024 event. This price is for 10 instructors! Makes it good value. There is Limited enrolment so take advantage of the offer soon

TAST Week 22 and June Design Challenge

The stitch for Take a Stitch Tuesday (TAST) week 22 is an interesting version of Chain stitch, called Cable chain stitch. This is a pleasant stitch to work because you can develop a good easy-paced rhythm. It is also a very useful stitch, as it is a linear stitch that …

TAST Week 21

The stitch for Take a Stitch Tuesday Week 21 is Oyster Stitch which looks difficult until you understand how it works. Once you understand the mechanics of it, this stitch is quick and easy to work. And it produces a nice textured chain stitch that you can use in many …

TAST Week 20

The stitch for TAST week 20, is Bullion Knot. I know many people feel intimidated by this stitch, but read the tips in my tutorial for Bullion Knot Stitch and hopefully, they will help you. In the tutorial, there are many illustrations to help you see where those tips can be …

Briggs & Co.’s transfers available as free pdf

While poking around the Internet Library I struck gold and found Briggs & Co.’s patent transferring papers which is out of copyright. For anyone interested in vintage hand embroidery designs or if you do crazy quilting and want to add some motifs to your patches it’s a real gem. I …

TAST Week 19

TAST Week 19 is Coral stitch. This stitch is an old embroidery stitch but it’s a very quick and useful stitch that creates a knotted line. Coral stitch can be used for outlines, as it follows a curve well so experiment a bit with it — as it’s a great substitute …

Crazy quilt stitch along Tumbling Block 17

Tumbling block 17 sits third row down, on the right hand side of the Diamonds are Forever quilt. You can download the patterns for the three diamonds that make up the block. Here is light tone diamond, the mid tone diamond, and the dark tone diamond. When embellishing, feel free …