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Here are the Editor's Picks articles for the Embroidery Site! These are the top ten articles that your Embroidery Editor feels are most important for you to read. Enjoy!
1. Five Basic Freestyle Embroidery Stitches
Freestyle embroidery looks intricate and hard, but by mastering these five basic stitches, you can turn out complex pieces with ease!
2. Five Crewel Embroidery Stitches
Now you’ve mastered basic embroidery stitches, it’s time to take it to the next level and look at some Crewel Embroidery stitches.
3. Transferring Embroidery Patterns to Fabric
Transferring your pattern to fabric before you start to stitch can be one of the hardest things. Here are some tips to make it a little easier.
Rediscover this form of embroidery beloved by Pioneer women.
5. Heirloom Embroidery
An heirloom is an item that is handed down from generation to generation. Heirloom embroidery is your chance to add to your family treasures.
6. Thread Painting
Thread Painting looks hard, but is, in reality, quite simple to do. The result, however, is stunning
7. Silk Ribbon Embroidery
The beauty of embroidery and the luxury of silk ribbon – these two combined create a beautiful embroidery technique that is uniquely suited to floral embroidery.
8. Shadow Embroidery
One of the most common techniques used in heirloom embroidery is Shadow Embroidery. This technique involves you stitching on the wrong side of a very sheer fabric.
9. Opus Anglicanum Embroidery
The most admired embroidery technique during the middle ages was Opus Anglicanum – or English Work. This technique used simple stitches but the beauty of the work relied on the skill of the embroiderer
10. Pink Ribbon Motif - Free Pattern
October is Breast Cancer month. Show your support for Breast Cancer research by stitching this Pink Ribbon motif for somebody you love.
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