TAST Week 30

Both stitches for TAST Week 30 create wider lines. For those who are new to embroidery, I encourage you to learn Lock Stitch which is easy to learn. Lock stitch has interesting single and double versions and both are quick and easy once you get in the rhythm. I’ve documented …

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 …

Turkman Stitch

  Turkman stitch is simple and quick to work. You can use Turkman stitch as a linear stitch and as a filling. It will also follow a gentle curve. It is worked between two imaginary parallel lines down the fabric swinging back and forth, from side to side. Some people …