Embroidery for Beginners

Learn the basics of embroidery.

  • coloring fabric with embroider flower
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    Coloring Fabric For Embroidery

    Do you want to explore a few different ways of coloring fabric for your embroidery work? I know I do! I’m pretty excited to dive into this because I haven’t tried it yet and I’ve been itching to play with a variety of mediums to see which will become my favorite! While crayons and watercolor are pretty popular for coloring…

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    Transfer Embroidery Patterns onto Fabric

    Learn 4 Easy Ways to Transfer Embroidery Patterns onto Fabric! To transfer embroidery patterns onto fabric you’ll find that there isn’t one right way to do it and as with anything experimenting is the key to discovering which will work best for you. Once you figure that out you’ll usually stick to those methods but there may be times a…

  • Very basic embroidery tools: white fabric, embroidery thread, and needles
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    Basic Embroidery Tools

    The Very Basic Embroidery Tools: Needles, Fabric, & Thread Your very basic embroidery tools include your needles, fabric, and thread and they make up the essential materials you absolutely must have to start stitching. Okay, scissors are important too! And while there are other embroidery tools that make stitching a bit easier, like an embroidery hoop, I’m just going to…

  • hand embroidery supplies
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    9 Hand Embroidery Supplies for Beginners

    A Simple List of Hand Embroidery Supplies for Newbies! Oooh! Are you excited about taking your first step into hand embroidery? I’m excited for you because if you’re like me and love creating beautiful things with your hands you’re going to become obsessed! You don’t need much to get started, and because hand embroidery supplies are fairly small & lightweight…

  • embroidery hoop and fabric
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    Setting Fabric onto your Embroidery Hoop

    Stretching Your Fabric onto Your Embroidery Hoop is Super Easy! While you don’t really need an embroidery hoop to create your stitches it definitely helps to have your fabric stretched out. It makes it easier to stitch and because your fabric is taut you have much less of a chance of creating uneven stitches which can sometimes result in some…