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Laced Back Stitched Herringbone 2

Laced Back Stitched Herringbone 2 is a composite stitch that is built on  Back Stitched Herringbone which is in turn a variety built on Herringbone stitch. The lacing technique is simple and quick to work. When you lace this stitch you can use embroidery threads or  thicker novelty threads, such as …

Design and Creative embroidery technique tips

Today, I have some creative embroidery technique tips that you will find useful. I am stepping through my design process while demonstrating how I used sequin waste, coconut beads, and waste canvas stitching, to create a little abstract design for a fabric postcard. These techniques, of course, can be used …

Belgian Cross Stitch

Belgian Cross Stitch is an interesting variety of Cross stitch that is worked on a grid. It can be used in borders and fillings. In this stitch long diagonal stitches cross each. At first glance it looks like  Long Armed Cross stitch but Belgian Cross differs as it has horizontal …

Printables of 20s and 30s lettering

I have found some great printables of 20s and 30s lettering which I will share with readers. Today I am sharing with you 5 Pdf files that are distributed via the Antique Pattern Library. These are out of copyright publications which means you can use them freely. I hope you …

Laced Back Stitched Herringbone Stitch

Laced Back Stitched Herringbone Stitch is a further embellishment on Back Stitched Herringbone which is in turn a variety of Herringbone stitch. The lacing technique is simple and quick to work. You can use embroidery threads to lace this stitch  but Laced Back Stitched Herringbone can be very effective if …

Encrusted Embroidery

Encrusted embroidery is a contemporary embroidery technique where the fabric surface is encrusted with beads and stitches. You mainly see this style of embroidery worked in monotone creams, bone, and white shades but this technique can be worked in any colour. For instance, I recently completed this colourful piece. Materials …

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