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Woven Wheel

The woven wheel is used mostly for creating flowers. Depending on how tightly you weave the thread, you can create thick or flat flowers. This stitch looks daunting at first, but I promise its not difficult at all! It’s really very simple. I especially love using this stitch in my Donut Worry Be Happy pattern. […]

French Knots

French Knots add so much texture to an embroidery piece. I love using them to fill in a little (or big) area of space or just to add a little flair to an embroidery piece. French knots are also great for simple things like dotting an i when you are stitching words. Below is a […]

Satin Stitch

The satin stitch is used to fill in shapes. I love this stitch because it looks smooth and soft. I love how the thread all blends together and creates a silky texture. I use the satin stitch in basically all of my embroidery patterns, it’s just THAT good! Below is a video tutorial for creating […]

Chain Stitch

The chain stitch is so fun! I love using this stitch to stitch lettering, outline shapes, and I even like to use it to fill in shapes! I hadn’t ever thought of using this stitch to fill in shapes until I was working on the Christmas Ornaments Embroidery Pattern, but I ended up LOVING it!! […]

Stem Stitch

The stem stitch is perfect for creating vines and stems, hence the name! I also love to use it for lettering when I want the letters to really look blended. This stitch is another simple embroidery stitch that is important for all level of embroidery artists to learn and know. Below is a video tutorial […]

Back Stitch

The back stitch is one of the simplest embroidery stitches. It is used for outlining shapes, lettering, and creating solid lines. This is the first stitch I ever learned. I used to embroider every pattern with just the back stitch. Needless to say, I have come a long way, but this is the perfect place […]

How to Frame Your Embroidery in a Picture Frame

Don’t get me wrong, I love framing my embroidery in the hoop it was created in. There is something special about the idea of framing it in the very thing you made it in… and it’s trendy 🙂 However, I have to say that sometimes framing your embroidery in an actual picture frame really gives […]

How You Should Be Threading Your Needle

There are 3 reasons you should use this method for threading your needle! Your needle will NEVER come unthreaded! Your embroidery art will LOOK better! It is EASIER to pull through your fabric! Especially when you are using all 6 strands of the thread. Lets start with the first reason! How many times have you […]