Buttonhole Eyelet Flower Tutorial

I found Buttonhole Eyelet Flower in A-Z of Embroidery Stitches 2 . It is called Buttonhole Eyelet flower and has a base created by first working a buttonhole wheel, then you add bullion knots around the wheel. Although at first glance it looks quite restrictive you can do quite a bit with …

How to hand embroider Portuguese Border Stitch

Portuguese Border Stitch forms a highly textured braid like stitch, which is a heap of fun to work. With this stitch you can also change threads when you work the top layer. The stitch forms good ridge and is ideal to use for strong lines or stacked side by side to …

How to hand embroider Open Base Needlewoven Picot

Open base needlewoven picot is a fun three dimensional stitch that is ideal for leaves and the like. The method of working is very similar to Closed Base Needlewoven Picot stitch but the base is wider. You can make short or quite long or I have seen them worked in wide …

How to work a Buttonhole Wheel Cup

Buttonhole wheel cups are something I discovered while experimenting with buttonhole wheels. I am sure I just re-invented the stitch and somewhere another person has had the same thoughts but . They make great middles to flowers like daffodils and I use them all over the place in my textured …

100 details for 100 days Day 100

  With this post the sample for day 100 is the last in The 100 details over 100 Days for Crazy Quilters. Since this is the finish line today we have a detail that is a little different. It feels like an end of an era! This is a small …