• Embroidery hoop with 10 blanket stitch variations
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    10 Easy Blanket Stitch Variations

    Here are 10 Fun Blanket Stitch Variations! It’s time for another embroidery stitch tutorial so I’m going to over the blanket stitch which you might associate with sewing blanket edges, but you can use it to incorporate simple designs and embellishments into your embroidery work! I’ll first show you how easy it is to create a basic blanket stitch, then…

  • 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…

  • group of 3 separate fly stitches
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    Easy Fly Stitch Tutorial

    The Easy Little Fly Stitch It’s all about the fly stitch today because it’s so similar to the fishbone stitch which I went over in my last blog post. I used it to create leaves and I’m going to do the same with the fly stitch so you can compare the two and get a good grasp on how they’re…

  • embroidery hoop with 3 leaves made of the fishbone stitch
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    Fishbone Stitch Tutorial

    Three Variations of the Fishbone Stitch The fishbone stitch is one of my favorite embroidery stitches for creating leaves and feathers. It’s fun, simple, and it can fill in a shape fairly quickly. It resembles a satin stitch in some ways but it’s very much different. The satin stitch runs up and down, left to right, or side to side.…

  • ombre triangle made of seed stitches
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    Small But Mighty Seed Stitch

    Sometimes, Wonderful Things Come in Small Packages… Like the Seed Stitch! … and this is true of the wonderfully simple but lovely seed stitch, also known as the rice stitch. What the seed stitch really is is a single straight stitch, going from point A to point B to create a small line. It’s truly that simple. It has very…

  • Stem stitch & Outline stitch
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    Stem Stitch and Outline Stitch Tutorial

    Stem Stitch vs. Outline Stitch Hi again! I’m glad you’re back! I’ve been thinking that today is a good day to go over a couple of lovely stitches, the stem stitch and the outline stitch. They both have a lovely twist, like a rope with a fairly consistent width. The stem stitch and outline stitch are great for outlines, creating…