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What stitches should you use when hand embroidering letters? In this blog and video tutorial I go over using back stitch, split stitch, stem stitch, chain stitch, couching and satin stitch.

Hand Embroidered Lettering

What stitches should you use when hand embroidering letters? In this blog and video tutorial I go over using back stitch, split stitch, stem stitch, chain stitch, couching and satin stitch.

Floss Wrapped Rickrack This site shows many ways to attach trims/laces.  A lot of free smocking patterns too

Floss Wrapped Rickrack

Floss wrapped rickrack is an easy technique used to add extra color to your project. The rickrack can be either machine stitched to the fabric first, or stitched to the fabric using only the floss. I used floss wrapped rickrack to edge the collar of the romper for "First Day of Spring", and on the dress "Spring Flowers." Using three strands of DMC floss, thread the needle and tie a knot in one end of the thread. Insert the needle through the back of the fabric and come up above the rickrack…

bullion stitch clover flower embroidery tutorial

bullion stitch clover - flower embroidery tutorial - Pumora - all about hand embroidery

The bullion stitch is great for embroidering small and thin flower petals like for this clover flower. Use them for dandelions, dahlias, chrysanthemum or daisies! This embroidery stitch is a … bullion stitch clover – flower embroidery tutorial Read More »

Add lace edgings to your sewing projects: garments, bed linens, table linens, curtains and more. Great tutorial offered by Creations By Michie` Blog: Bridging or Faggoting Tips

Bridging or Faggoting Tips

Here is an up close and personal look at Bridging (Faggoting) along with a few tips. I first fell in love with this technique 32 years a...

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Smocking for Beginners

English smocking – His and Hers Homesteading

Posts about English smocking written by Courtney @ hisandhershomesteading

Adorable Christmas Hand Smocked Baby Girl by AnnetteGraceDesigns

Adorable Christmas Hand Smocked Baby Girl Bonnet. Red and White. Holly Embroidery

This precious little bonnet would be perfect for baby at Christmas time. The smocking is off white with red borders and gorgeous holly embroidery. A delicate nylon lace edges the front and wide soft ribbon ties into a lovely bow in the front. The back fastens with a tiny little white ribbon bow as well. Made with utmost quality and loving care of high quality cotton fabric and materials. Machine washable. Tumble Dry. Warm iron if needed, but do not iron smocking. Ready to ship in…

Shadow work birdie

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Shadow work birdie

Hand Stitched Closures

Hand Stitched Closures

Read the article 'Hand Stitched Closures' in the BurdaStyle blog 'Daily Thread'.

bridging Tutorial.. an old technique used to attach lace or a tiny bias band to fabric

Bridging or Faggoting Tips

Here is an up close and personal look at Bridging (Faggoting) along with a few tips. I first fell in love with this technique 32 years ago when I recieved a Feltman Brothers outfit as a baby gift for my oldest. (32 years ago......that actually hurt to write!) Anyway, it wasn't until I started working at our local Heirloom Sewing store that I found good instructions and could give it a try! It is a very old technique used to attach lace or a tiny bias band to fabric. I discovered that the…

SewNso's Sewing Journal: vertically smocked christmas ornament {smock-a-long}

vertically smocked christmas ornament {smock-a-long}

Smocked ornaments take a bit of work, but they are ohh sooo beautiful hanging on a Christmas Tree! Oh how I would love to have an entire ...

bias binding technique with embroidery

3 days of sewing bliss - part 1

If you read my last post , then you are probably anxiously awaiting my report from my 3-days of sewing bliss with Gail Doane! First of all, ...

SewNso's Sewing Journal: 3 days of sewing bliss - part 1-learned more about bias at Gail Doane class

3 days of sewing bliss - part 1

If you read my last post , then you are probably anxiously awaiting my report from my 3-days of sewing bliss with Gail Doane! First of all, ...