Chain stitch is a great way to give texture to embroidery. In the same way as back stitch, we are just outlining the shape, but it is a much bolder outline.[Read more…] about Stitching a motif with chain stitch
Hardanger is a beautiful Norwegian embroidery that has counted thread and cutwork. That means that the stitches are made by counting the threads and making them in regular, even sizes on the fabric, and some of the background fabric is cut away.
It is not too difficult if you take it a step at a time. This is the first of a four-part tutorial that will step you through a small hardanger project – great for beginners.[Read more…] about Hardanger Embroidery Tutorial – Kloster Blocks