Tag: embroidery stitch lexicon


embroidery stitch lexicon round 17

Let's welcome a new set of stitches into the stitch lexicon! But first, I want to thank you again for your great participation on the embroidery survey! Your feedback and insights are a huge help to make the right kind of tutorials to help you with your struggles in embroidery. If you have not participated, it is still up! It's 7 multiple choice questions short and done quickly. I would appreciate it very much :) So on to the stitches, shall we?

These stitches made it into this round:

embroidery stitch lexicon round 17

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Parallel to the lexicon's new stitch additions I host a Sampler Along called The Triangle Sampler Project (yeah I know, I'm so bad with names ^^). Every other......

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stitch lexicon round 16

Spring Stitches

Is it Saturday already? Time passed by so fast during the last 2 weeks! There is so much happening around here and spring makes the trees slowly greenish again. The other day my son and I drove through our lane and I said to him I could even imagine how the trees were looking like in summer. We are so used to the barren silhouettes! A couple of days later there are leaves and plum blossoms everywhere and my garden shoots up the first spring onions as a messenger for the wonderful things to come.

This week on Instagram I talked about embroidery hoops and what different kinds there are - metal, wood, plastic, square, oval, round - you name it! There are some good tipps in the comments, so make sure to read them (and comment!), too. I also talked about bad......

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Stitch lexicon round 14

The next round of embroidery stitch tutorials is out in the stitch lexicon. This time it's the following embroidery stitches:

embroidery stitch lexicon round 14: bokhara couching - seed stitch - whipped running stitch - palestrina knot - fern stitch Running stitch is the most basic stitch around the embroidery stitches. It may have the reputation to being dull and flat, but have a look at this: It's amazing how the texture changes if you whip the running stitch. The flat one is seed stitch, the raised one is whipped running stitch. I think this picture reflects very well how small alterations of a stitch can change the whole thing. I used this same effect in my geometric animals......

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Stitch Lexicon Round 8

The next round of embroidery stitch tutorials is out in the stitch lexicon. This time it's the following embroidery stitches:

stitch lexicon round 8 And here is what the 3 triangles for round 8 look like! If you would like to practice these stitches, too, come participate in the triangle sampler project over at Patreon! Every other week there is a new set of 3 triangles which we stitch together and share. triangle stitch sampler term 8...

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Stitch Lexicon Round 7

The next round of embroidery stitch tutorials is out in the stitch lexicon. This time it's the following embroidery stitches:

stitch lexicon round 7 And here is what the 3 triangles for round 7 look like! If you would like to practice these stitches, too, come participate in the triangle sampler project over at Patreon! Every other week there is a new set of 3 triangles which we stitch together and share. triangle sampler round 7...

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Stitch lexicon round 6

The next round of embroidery stitch tutorials is out in the stitch lexicon. This time it's the following embroidery stitches:

stitch lexicon round 6 And here is what the 3 triangles for round 6 look like! If you would like to practice these stitches, too, come participate in the triangle sampler project over at Patreon! Every other week there is a new set of 3 triangles which we stitch together and share. term06d  ...

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Stitch lexicon round 2

The next set of tutorials is finished. This time it's from a variety of stitch families to mix things up a bit. There are 2 evergreens in it - the satin stitch and the french knot. Then 2 twists on classic stitches - the twisted chain stitch and the looped running stitch. Aaaaand a special stitch - la mouche. La mouche means the fly in french and I could not find an english name for it yet, but it's such a cute name for a cute stitch, that I'll leave it at this for now. stitch lexicon round 2 If you would like to practice these stitches, come participate in the triangle sampler project over at Patreon! Every other week there is a new set of 3 triangles which we stitch together and share. patreonmini...

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Become a Patron for the embroidery stitch lexicon

Today I have something very special talk about. During the last months my focus changed from designing patterns to making more embroidery tutorials. I believe in the power of knowledge being accessible for everyone. However, I, too have to pay bills and making free tutorials sadly is not going to do that. The working hours I have are reserved for making new designs and organzing my pattern business. I would love to dedicate much more time to the teaching aspect of embroidery, but this is only possible if I get payed for my tutorials. There is the cat biting it's tail. On one side I want free access for all of you but then I would have to limit the access by placing a price tag on it. Luckily there is a simple solution for this: Patreon. Patreon is a platform similiar to Kickstarter where you can support your artist of choice......

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