Ultimate Embroidery Guide for Beginners | Paraffle Embroidery

  • How Difficult is Embroidery?

    Ok you're tempted to try embroidery, but it looks complicated - more complicated than cross stitch - let's go into some detail about how difficult embroidery is or isn't!
  • How to Choose and Use an Embroidery Hoop

    Carrying on from my series on the basics of embroidery, it’s time to talk about another staple – the hoop.
  • What are the Best Threads for Hand Embroidery?

    Let's talk thread - the main brands, and the main types of hand embroidery thread available.
  • How to Use Carbon Paper to Transfer Embroidery Patterns

    I show you how to transfer a pattern from paper to fabric using carbon paper - and a pen!
  • Embroidery Tools for Beginners

    So, you've collected the basics that you need to start embroidering. There's also a few tools that can help you on the way - whether that's helping with threading pesky needles, easing sore hands and fingers, or help with learning new embroidery techniques!
  • Best Fabrics for Embroidery

    Wondering which fabrics are best for hand embroidery - and which ones really aren't? Check out our guide to different embroidery materials!
  • Ultimate Embroidery Guide for Beginners

    You're keen on getting started with embroidery, but still have a hundred questions? Find all of the answers in the Ultimate Embroidery Guide for Beginners!
  • Starting and Tying off your Embroidery

    Learn how to start and tie off a piece of embroidery with this brief video for beginners - it's super easy to get started!   Instructions (given i...