Tutorials, Tips and Techniques

Satin Stitch

Satin Stitch
Satin Stitch is perfect for creating smooth, shiny surfaces in your embroidery. It's also great for showing off beautiful thread colours. Instruc...

Stem Stitch

Stem Stitch
Stem stitch is a great way to create smooth, flowing lines. It's perfect for stitching plants or vines, and works well on lettering, too. Instruct...

Back Stitch

Back Stitch
Back Stitch is a perfect stitch for writing, outlining shapes, and creating definition - I use it as a foundation for so much of my work! Instruct...

Lazy Daisy Stitch

Lazy Daisy Stitch
Learn how to do a Lazy Daisy Stitch in Hand Embroidery - this is a really cute one for creating flowers and other small details.   Instructions (g...

Chain Stitch

Chain Stitch
Chain stitch is one of my favourite stitches - it adds some lovely texture and boldness to your lines.  It's great for lettering, too. Note: this i...