• Sunday , 24 September 2017

Basic Finishing – Puffed Ornament

Basic Finishing – Puffed Ornament

Check out the NEW basic finishing tutorial that shows you how to make a puffed, ornament step-by-step.You can find it using the link below, or by visiting the KnowledgeNuggets section of the web site. Small circle, oval and egg-shaped projects ...

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Free Pattern – Valentine’s Day Party Dress

Free Pattern – Valentine’s Day Party Dress

Every girl dreams of a special dress for a special occasion. This month I’m starting a brand-new FREE pattern series featuring adorable dresses. The first in the series is this Valentine’s Day Party Dress, with a wide pink sash and ...

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Stitch Diagrams

Stitch Diagrams

There are literally hundreds of stitches and variations of stitches used in needlework. This section features diagrams for working a wide variety of basic and specialty embroidery stitches. Because stitching is always evolving, this area will always be a work ...

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Knowledge Nuggets

Knowledge Nuggets

The Knowledge Nuggets section contains tutorials and interesting embroidery-related tidbits, tips and tricks. Some of the topics include transferring designs to fabric, printing patterns full-size, making gesso softies and more. It may even include a few things you’ve always wondered ...

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Welcome

Welcome

Welcome to NeedleKnowledge.com. Our goal is to create the ultimate resource for all things needleworthy, including free patterns, how-to’s and tutorials for a variety of basic techniques, tips for implementing new techniques, stitch and assembly diagrams, video tutorials and plenty ...

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Finger Pressing

Finger Pressing

Have you ever read about this term while working on small fabric sections in a book or pattern and wondered what Finger Pressing is? Goodness knows we’re not going to stick our fingers under a hot iron and flatten ‘em! ...

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New Book – Embroidery Basics

New Book – Embroidery Basics

My newest book, Embroidery Basics has been published by Stackpole Books and is now available. This is my 12th title – that makes a full dozen! Yep, I’ve been around a while… I started my design career back in the 1980’s ...

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Free Pattern – HOME Embroidery

Free Pattern – HOME Embroidery

Stitch this pretty sentiment for your home, or as a housewarming gift. The project can be finished as a pillow (shown) or framed as art. The finished size of the design area is 7×14 inches. Get the Free Pattern Here, ...

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Making Gesso Softies

Making Gesso Softies

I’ve been receiving some wonderful feedback from my new book Embroidery Basics and recently received a question regarding the photo props used in Project 11 – the Happy Halloween Redwork Project featured on page 76. The items are giant candy ...

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Free Pattern – Bernie & Louise

Free Pattern – Bernie & Louise

Stitch up a hen house of irreverent chickens from the Barnyard Bernie and Over-Easy Louise pattern series. Today’s free pattern is this clucky towel design titled Sunny Side Up. Basic embroidery stitches are used to create this project on a pre-made ...

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