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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. Fabulous Embroidery Freebies
We all love a freebie, and Iíve found some great places to find free embroidery projects for you!!
2. 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.
3. 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!
4. Crewel Embroidery
What is crewel embroidery, and why has it remained so popular for almost 500 years?
5. Thread Painting
Thread Painting looks hard, but is, in reality, quite simple to do. The result, however, is stunning
6. What is Biscornu
Biscournu is a term that has become very popular in the embroidery world over the last year or so Ė but exactly what is it? A Technique? Thread? Stitch? Read on and be charmed!
7. Tambour Work
One of the things that epitomises embroidery in the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries is the use of Tambour embroidery
8. Preventing and Removing Dye Bleeding and Running
Nothing can be more annoying than having the colour from your thread bleeding and staining your embroidery piece. In this article, Iíll be looking at ways of preventing this, and removing stains that have already happened.
9. Silk Ribbon Embroidery
The beauty of embroidery and the luxury of silk ribbon Ė these two combined create a beautiful embroidery technique that is uniquely suited to floral embroidery.
10. Stumpwork Embroidery
One of the dimensional embroidery techniques, Stumpwork hit its height of popularity in the 17th century. Thanks to designers like Jane Nicholas, Stumpwork is now enjoying another round of popularity.
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