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Here are the top ten articles for the Embroidery Site! These rankings are live and get reset at the beginning of each month, so check back often to see what your fellow visitors are most interested in!
1. Five Crewel Embroidery Stitches
Now youíve mastered basic embroidery stitches, itís time to take it to the next level and look at some Crewel Embroidery stitches.
2. Opus Anglicanum Embroidery
The most admired embroidery technique during the middle ages was Opus Anglicanum Ė or English Work. This technique used simple stitches but the beauty of the work relied on the skill of the embroiderer
3. Free Project: Band Sampler - Band 1
Start your BellaOnline Embroidery Band Sampler with this first band.
4. Thread Painting
Thread Painting looks hard, but is, in reality, quite simple to do. The result, however, is stunning
5. Tambour Work
One of the things that epitomises embroidery in the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries is the use of Tambour embroidery
6. Men Who Embroider
Although embroidery is usually thought of as a womanís hobby or profession, over the centuries there have also been men who have been passionate about it as well.
7. Making Changes and Substitutions in a Project
All embroiderers love to make changes to their basic projects. By following a few simple rules, these changes can greatly enhance your project - rather than being a mess.
8. 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.
9. Freestyle Machine Embroidery
Itís time to spread your machine embroidery wings. Step away from the digitised designs, and start freestyling!
10. Getting Children Involved in your Embroidery
Involving your children in your hobbies can be rewarding and you can end up looking at what you do in an entirely different way.
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