Free ebook of Vintage Crazy Quilt Embroidery Patterns

In 1884 Mary Haehnlen wrote  A Book of Fancy Designs for Ornamenting Oriental Work. It’s a little gem because it is full of vintage Crazy Quilt embroidery patterns. I bet she never thought that over a century later, women from all over the globe would be interested in it. To …

ClipSafari for Hand Embroidery Designs

Stitchers are always looking for images that can be adapted easily and used in a hand embroidery design. ClipSafari is a site that houses images that are free to use. I browsed ClipSafari for hand embroidery designs and picked out a few images to illustrate to my readers what they will …

A second abstract floral hand embroidery pattern

The embroidery pattern I am sharing today matches or rhymes with the pattern I shared last month. If you ever want to browse what I have shared in the past in the way of freebies take a look at the Free patterns category. Designs like this are ideal to use …

Abstract Floral Hand Embroidery Pattern

I have another of my embroidery designs today. This type of pattern could be used on just about anything. It would work well on small items like a bag,sewing caddy, needlebook,  or book cover. Designs like this are also ideal to use on a crazy quilt block. For this pattern I would choose a thread with a …

Free Primitive Floral Hand Embroidery Pattern

This design in the style of a Primitive floral hand embroidery pattern is free for you to use in a project of your choice For this design I would choose a thread with a firm twist such as cotton perle #8 or #5. This design can be worked using surface embroidery stitches …

Free Hand Embroidery Pattern for a Floral Border

Sharing a hand embroidery pattern Today. It can be used as a floral border. It is designed by me for my readers and free for non commercial use. Border designs can be repeated along a line. They used to be used on items such as table cloths and tray cloths etc …