Embroider
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BEST FOR BEGINNERS
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You've invested in a machine and now it's staring you in the face. Here's the must-have 411 for everyone who's discovering machine embroidery for the first time. Stitchers, rev your engines!
by Debbie Henry
3h 21min
Everything you need to start embroidering with confidence.
with Kat McTee
embroidery-hoop-stitches-in-progress 7 Min Read
We’re sending a big thank you to embellished jeans and cheeky throw pillows for making embroidery the newest crafty comeback! Want in? These ten stitches will get you started. Plus, they're a great foundation for when you're ready to take your hoop to the next level.
by Kristen Valencia
pile of colorful embroidery floss on bobbins 2 Min Read
Hand embroidery is all about those stitches. But those stitches are all about that floss. Not sure what to use for your next project? Let's take a look at your choices. Really, it comes down to the big three: cotton, silk, and wool. Sure, there are other specialty fibers you can use, but these three will be your heavy hitters (and the easiest to find).
by Mary Corbet
3h 9min
Learn how to hand embroider over 25 types of stitches with decorative flair!
with Jessica Marquez
2h 29min
Take the stress out of machine embroidery software as you learn everything you’ve always wanted to know about creating, customizing and organizing designs!
with Cindy Hogan
2h 13min
Conquer essential techniques for cross-stitch success as you learn the best methods for working designs on both Aida cloth and linen.
with Jeannette Douglas
Embroidered Photo in the hoop 1 Min Read
Do you ever feel like you can't possibly hang another frame in your house? The next time you want to display a special photo, think outside the box and inside the hoop! Transfer the image to fabric, hoop it up and add three-dimensional details with a little embroidery floss.
by Bluprint
PROJECT IDEAS
3h 1min
Embroider with beads for eye-catching results! Create sparkling flowers, leaves and other stunning embellishments by hand.
with Myra Wood
2h 45min
Combine modern techniques with the classic look of lace to create timeless embroidery!
with Hope Yoder
2h 35min
Get creative with textured stitches that complement embroidery, appliqué, and more!
with Sue Spargo
3h 30min
Build on basic stitches to create exquisite crewel embroidery that blossoms with color and texture!
with Kristin Nicholas
3h 16min
Create stunning stitches and sophisticated ribbonwork with easy embroidery techniques!
with Mary Jo Hiney
Floral Watercolor Painting With Embroidered Details 2 Min Read
Watercolor painting and embroidery. Both great art forms. But have you considered a mash-up? (Bear with us here!) Hey, it works for the most unlikely musician pairings, and it will work here. In fact, adding thread to a watercolor work will definitely add a robust new dimension to your work — a unique sculptural effect that will draw admirers.
by Sara Barnes
1h 46min
Create elegant goldwork embroidery that catches light and captivates! Learn time-honored techniques for working with metallic threads, chips, spangles and more.
with Lucy Barter
The Bear Cub: Needle-Painting Fur & Features 27:24
Needle (or thread) painting is a truly artful way to embroider. Here, Jessica shows you how to use this technique to create furlike stitching for your second project, a bear cub design. She also shares tips for making expressive animal features including eyes, ears, a snout and couched mouth.
Slow-fashion pioneer Natalie Chanin, for one. Watch as simple stitches are layered to create next-level designs. This is the new embroidery.
WE'RE WATCHING
2h 13min
Build your embroidery skills with a modern floral and animal pattern.
with Jessica Long
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This isn't your grandmother's embroidery. Sarah K. Benning is shaking up the age-old craft with bold shapes, playful patterns and fresh subject matter.
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Embroidery is something that anyone can learn — it’s easy, affordable, and you can do it almost anywhere! In this kids’ beginner class, explore embroidery basics alongside expert Jessica Long. Learn five foundational stitches as Jessica helps you create a magical narwhal design that you can hang on your wall or give as a gift.
with Jessica Long
2h 6min
Master design skills to create beautiful machine embroidery on your favorite denim garments.
with Katrina Walker
2h 18min
Discover the joys of hand embroidery alongside slow fashion pioneer Natalie Chanin.
with Natalie Chanin
2h 13min
Build your embroidery skills with a modern floral and animal pattern.
with Jessica Long
2h 41min
Sew
Explore the sustainable world of slow fashion as you create a timeless hand-sewn skirt.
with Natalie Chanin
Whether it's bulky, shiny, delicate or stretchy, learn how to embroider on any material with confidence.
with Deborah Jones
1h 42min
Sew
Embrace your shape! Adjust any pattern to fit and flatter your figure.
with Jenny Rushmore
3h 21min
Everything you need to start embroidering with confidence.
with Kat McTee
2h 3min
Learn the ins and outs of your multi-needle machine. Get techniques for setting up, stitching your first design and embroidering faster than ever.
with Deborah Jones
1h 52min
Add gorgeous dimension to any embroidery project! Expand your needlework repertoire by learning how to create stunning, nature-inspired stumpwork designs.
with Celeste Chalasani
2h 37min
Learn simple software techniques to modify designs you already own! Discover how to work smarter, not harder, to create personalized embroidery projects.
with Penny Muncaster-Jewell
1h 46min
Create elegant goldwork embroidery that catches light and captivates! Learn time-honored techniques for working with metallic threads, chips, spangles and more.
with Lucy Barter
2h 10min
Achieve professional-quality embroidered lettering on any fabric! Learn to personalize projects of all sizes with font selection, software tricks and more.
with Deborah Jones
2h 13min
Conquer essential techniques for cross-stitch success as you learn the best methods for working designs on both Aida cloth and linen.
with Jeannette Douglas
2h 22min
Enhance any project with eye-catching beaded embroidery! Learn techniques for dimensional designs, elegant beaded fringe, embellished accessories and more.
with Myra Wood
1h 59min
Build a foundation of essential skills every embroiderer should know, so you can conquer each step of machine embroidery with the utmost confidence!
with Lindee Goodall
1h 28min
Make the most of your machine-embroidery hoops! Find the right hoop for almost any project and learn how to use it to its full potential.
with Lisa Shaw
3h 5min
Create embroidery that’s bigger than your hoop! Learn how to properly split designs so you can stitch big, flawless embroidery with your machine.
with Penny Muncaster-Jewell
1h 40min
Start your machine embroidery business! Learn the day-to-day business basics you need to lay out a solid foundation for success.
with Marie Zinno
3h 28min
Transform an everyday sweatshirt into a stylish jacket! Get the techniques you need for superb sewing and embroidery.
with Cindy Losekamp
3h 1min
Embroider with beads for eye-catching results! Create sparkling flowers, leaves and other stunning embellishments by hand.
with Myra Wood
2h 24min
Add a personal touch with elegant embroidered lettering! Learn how to create sophisticated monograms with any machine as you perfect placement and stitching.
with Terri Johnson
2h 10min
Experience fun, new possibilities when you combine machine embroidery and quilting to bring out the best of both worlds!
with Susan Stewart
2h 40min
Embroider sweaters with crisp, defined designs as you learn to work with stretchy knits and hoop hard-to-access areas!
with Pattie Otto
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