New Embroidery Book - Just Released!
We're excited to have a new embroidery book being released this month! It's so new, the ink is still fresh. :-)
Embroidery Basics has been published by Stackpole Books and is now available through the publisher, Amazon.com and other major booksellers.
Select any of the 17 patterns using a wide variety of stitching techniques - cross stitch, freestyle surface embroidery, drawn thread, counted thread and others - and start stitching! Complete directions are given, as are stitch diagrams and full-size patterns for all items featured in the book.
Stitch a perky owl on a custom-fitted tablet cover, stitch bands and borders on linens and kitchen items, embroider a sampler in several different techniques, or create decorations for several major holidays.
Many of the patterns featured in the book are perfect for stitchers on the go - tuck your supplies in your handbag or tote, and bring your stitching along while commuting or travelling.
Review copies available.
FREE Scarf Pattern to Stitch and Embroider
Feeling a bit chilly during the dark, cold winter months? Warm up your winter wardrobe by stitching this stylish Embroidered Scarf - an exclusive FREE Pattern from NeedleKnowledge.com!
The scarf is assembled using three different cuts of cotton quilting fabric, and embroidered using basic embroidery stitches. Directions for making the scarf are included in the pdf pattern, and the motif is embroidered using 2 strands of embroidery floss in basic stitches including: stem stitch, running stitch, and French knots.
Having trouble stitching a French knot? Check out our video tutorial!
...Coming up next, pretty spring projects to stitch and share.