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How To Do Cross Stitching – Beginner’s Guide

Cross stitch is a form of counted thread embroidery that is worked on even weave fabric such as linen, or more commonly Aida fabric. Each stitch is counted and the cross stitches are essentially worked in a grid-like way to complete a design. It has a very unique appearance, and up close it looks “pixelized”. …

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The 4 Best Embroidery Stitches For Outlining

Here are the 4 best embroidery stitches for outlining that are easy to learn and have a neat and clean appearance. All four of these stitches are ideal for outlining shapes or for stitching words and letters. Back Stitch The back stitch is one of the most simple and commonly used embroidery outline stitches for …

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7 Witchy Embroidery Patterns For Halloween [4 FREE]

Who doesn’t love a cozy craft to get you in the spirit of Halloween. I would say that fall, specifically October, is my favorite time of the year and I know I’m not alone in saying that! Snuggle up with your favorite cup of coffee or tea, grab your cross stitch or embroidery supplies, and …

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How To Do The Satin Stitch – Embroidery Stitch Tutorial

The satin stitch is a beginner friendly technique that is very commonly used in hand embroidery. It’s considered a filling stitch and has a smooth appearance when completed. Here’s how to do the satin stitch! This post is part of many embroidery stitch tutorials available on this site! Make straight stitches side by side, filling …

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