Turkey Work Stitch Tutorial
Embroidery Stitches

Turkey Work Stitch Tutorial

The turkey work stitch is my absolute favorite embroidery stitch because it’s relatively simple to learn but adds so much texture to any embroidery piece. This stitch is fuzzy and is very similar to the stitches made with rug hooking. How To Do The Turkey Work Stitch Go down through the fabric and leave a…

Quick and Easy Long and Short Stitch Tutorial
Embroidery Stitches

Quick and Easy Long and Short Stitch Tutorial

Today I wanted to show you how to do the long and short stitch which is used most frequently to shade and blend colors together in thread painting. The long and short stitch is an easy and fun embroidery technique to do to add more depth to embroidery and create blended gradients of color. It’s…

Types of Backstitch Embroidery Stitches
Embroidery Stitches

Types of Backstitch Embroidery Stitches

The backstitch is one of the most common embroidery stitches out there, but did you know there are other stitches that build off of it and make it look fancy? First, I’ll be going over how to do a basic embroidery back stitch, and then we’ll get into two of the more fun and fancy…

Free Hand Embroidery Stitch Tool
Embroidery Stitches

Free Hand Embroidery Stitch Tool

Over the past year, I’ve been learning web development, and I have recently created a project called Hand Embroidery Helper that will help you search for hand embroidery stitches you would like to learn, as well as free projects you can use to practice the stitches! This embroidery helper tool is somewhat small at the…

How To Make A French Knot The Easy Way
Embroidery Stitches

How To Make A French Knot The Easy Way

If you’ve just started learning to embroider, you may have come across a French knot and decided to try your hand at it. This stitch can be somewhat frustrating and challenging. When I first started practicing this stitch, the thread would get tangled and the knot often times would end up looking loose or have…

Types of Stitches In Embroidery
Embroidery Stitches

Types of Stitches In Embroidery

What are the types of embroidery stitches? There are many different embroidery stitches, and even the most basic of stitches can have many different variations. Because of how long the list would be, I’m going to include the embroidery stitches that are most commonly used. This post will separate them into a few groups based…

Embroidery Stitches

How To Do The Lazy Daisy Stitch – Lazy Daisy Flower

In this tutorial I’ll show you how to do the lazy daisy stitch and a French knot to make a lazy daisy flower. The lazy daisy stitch is also known as a detach chain stitch. and it’s a great stitch to learn as a beginner. Lazy Daisy Stitch For the flower, we will be making…