Embroider
We all know that not-so-great January feeling. The twinkly holiday lights have come down, and regular routines once again take over. Fewer cookies, more responsibilities... sigh.
Bluprint
So you've outlined your embroidery pattern, maybe with a stem or split stitch. Pause for a second to admire your work. But just for a second, because here's your next task: filling in your design.
Kristen Valencia
Embroidery + paper = one of the coolest cards we've seen. Seriously, look how beautiful this is! And it's actually pretty simple to make, even if you haven't tried embroidery before.
Take a look at the witty and political work of embroiderer Avery Spratt. Get Avery's tips for completing your first embroidery project on a thrifted shirt.
We love a cute embroidered saying as much as the next maker, but when you’re ready to stretch those stitchin’ muscles, these projects are just the beyond-the-basics inspo you need.
Bluprint
If you're ready to stitch your way onto the hand embroidery bandwagon, these projects are calling your name.
Bluprint
Raise your hand if you wear T-shirts every single day, or wish you could. We hear you. T-shirts are so comfy, many of us just want to live in them. But let's face it: Plain old T-shirts can get a little boring. They need attitude and style. They need embroidery.
Debbie Henry
Lifestyle
You've made up your mind to finally take a crack at knitting, cake decorating, paper crafting … whatever. And here’s the truth: The best way to make this happen is to just go start already.
Liz Callahan Schnabolk
A beautiful embroidered or quilted piece is a work of art — and that's a proven fact (just ask Sotheby's). But before you can get started on your own masterpiece you need to choose your thread. Here are a few pointers.
Debbie Henry
Sew
Yuck, what's that black splotch on the dress you're ironing? It definitely wasn't there before, so that's clue #1: The iron did it.
Beth Galvin
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