Secrets of Embroidery – Embroidery Tips

Hi everyone! I’m continuing on with embroidery tutorials and this week I’m focusing on quick simple ways to improve your embroidery. I’ve learned a lot of these lessons the hard way, so I hope this helps you and you can use this as a resource so you don’t have to go through the same frustrations!

How to Embroider Words onto Clothing – “Stitch Sayings”

This tutorial will show you all the supplies you need and a simple embroidery stitch that looks great to stitch quotes or embroider words onto any article of clothing.

Basic Embroidery Stitches Free PDF

I’ve created a PDF of all of the stitches you need to start out to create beautful hand embroidery work! It doesn’t take much to make a piece that looks beautiful, in fact you don’t even need to incorporate all of the stitches I’m about to show you. Even a simple back stitch for the outline of a piece looks amazing! To show you, the embroidery I made below only uses four basic stitches, all of which I’m going to show you today. 

Thrifting Tips – A Guide to Second Hand Shopping

Have you ever gone thrift shopping and been COMPLETELY overwhelmed? I know I have. Sometimes you have to be in just the right mood to go on a treasure hunt, and if you’re hearts not into it, you aren’t going to look hard enough to find anything. I’ve compiled some tips and tricks I’ve learned along the way to make things a little easier for you so you can find quality second hand clothing that you’ll love!

Hand Embroidery For Beginners – How To Embroider

I’ve decided to start a mini series for those of you that have a hankering to learn embroidery and would like to know more about resources, materials, and techniques when you’re first starting out. Hand embroidery is so fun, and there are so many different kinds of stitches, materials, and techniques. I started using the most basic of stitches and branched out over time, learning new stitches and techniques. I still to this day go back to my library of embroidery resources (physical books and online websites) to refresh or learn new techniques! Today I wanted to go over the basic materials I use day to day and what has made my life easier.