Fluffy Friends, don’t you just love this design? It’s one of our bestselling kits and I think you can see why! This gorgeous piece was embroidered by Sophia Barkhoudarian from California, and I asked her to write a little about herself. This is what she wrote: “Thank you very much for sharing my… Continue reading Fluffy Friends!
How to Embroider Long Hair and Ponytails. I have been asked to show how to make this little girl's hair, so I have written this short step-by-step tutorial. This lovely piece was embroidered for me by the talented Emma Kriegler. Hint: You may find it easier to work on the pre-printed… Continue reading How to Embroider Long Hair and Ponytails.
A free tutorial: How to Make a Monogram – The Letter W Hello, stitching world •*¨*•♫♪. I hope you are having a good day today. Do you have the letter W in your name or does a special person in your life have a name that starts with a W? This… Continue reading How to Make a Monogram – The Letter W
Beautiful Ribbon Embroidery by Olga Basailov. Blogpost by Di van Niekerk Hello, Stitching world! I have this unbelievably beautiful piece to share with you, created by the talented @oliga.di on Instagram or Olga Basailov on Facebook Olga found ribbon embroidery a year ago during the beginning of the pandemic. She used my work as… Continue reading Beautiful Ribbon Embroidery by Olga Basailov
dicraft_embroidery Learn how to create a cute little rosebud with this stitch technique💕 Here is the reel (the fast version) on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/reel/CRXRMsfnp22/ If it's too fast for you, have a look at my IGTV for a full step-by-step tutorial on how to create this cute little rosebud. Enjoy! https://www.instagram.com/tv/CRXSFSSHXX5/
Hi, stitching world! What are you busy making this weekend? Here is a button that I covered with handmade felt (but you could cover it with a linen or cotton fabric instead) and then embellish it with stitches. You can use cotton or silk thread or, like I did, use 2 and 4mm silk ribbons.… Continue reading How to Make a Cute Button with Felt and Silk Ribbons
Embroidering letters Making letters and words in silk ribbon embroidery Good afternoon stitching world ♪♫♬♪ Today, I thought I would show you something about embroidering letters to form words, names, and sentences. When you need a personalised gift for a special occasion or to make a decorative piece for your home, then words, names,… Continue reading Embroidering the letters of a word, name or sentence
Silk Ribbon Embroidery and stumpwork - how to make 3-D leaves Learn how to create Leaf Shapes for Embroidery – Adding Dimension🍃 A FREE step-by-step tutorial on how to create padded shapes that can be used to add a subtle dimension (or an air of luxury) to an otherwise ordinary design. See the… Continue reading Learn how to create Leaf Shapes for Embroidery
Hello, stitching world! It is a stunning day in Cape Town and it's difficult to think about working, but I have not written a blog for quite a while. Have been busy with some beautiful new projects and I have been doing step-by-step photography to show embroiderers how it is done. I often wonder if… Continue reading How to make a Butterfly in 3-D Embroidery
♥ Spider-web and stem stitch roses Click on the images to enlarge First, make a spider-web rose to form the centre and then use stem stitches to form the outer petals. Work in a circular pattern around the centre with a gentle tension so the petals are soft and rounded. Have a look here for the… Continue reading Beautiful Roses for you