7. Little Flowers in silk and organza ribbon, Free Online Tutorials, Share & Learn, Tutorials

How to make cute strawberries with ribbon embroidery

Would you like to make some strawberries for a design that you are working on? You could also use the ideas below to make single strawberries for your Christmas tree or to decorate a Christmas wreath and presents! This is the strawberry design that I made using an interesting technique that I hope you will… Continue reading How to make cute strawberries with ribbon embroidery

A gift for you, Free Online Tutorials, GIFT IDEAS, Share & Learn, Tutorials

How to make silk ribbon Poinsettias for Christmas

This lovely Christmas decoration is now available as a download. It's a free gift from Dicraft Studios and we hope you will enjoy making it! I have grouped four designs on one page for you to print in colour or to trace onto fabric. You can fold two designs in half to make a front… Continue reading How to make silk ribbon Poinsettias for Christmas

Tutorials

How to make stumpwork Hydrangeas

  Hello, Stitching World ♪♫•*¨*•.¸¸ Would you like to add more dimension to your embroidery? This tutorial will help show you how easy it is ♥ How to make Stumpwork Hydrangeas I have some new photos of a favourite technique and for those who are learning for the first time or refreshing their skills, here… Continue reading How to make stumpwork Hydrangeas

Share & Learn, Tutorials

How to make short hair with embroidery thread

Little boy’s hair 1. Use all six strands of Rajmahal no. 171 (Woodlands) thread (don’t separate the strands). You can also use a fine silk or Rayon thread from your stock. Start just underneath the rim of the hood. Make long Single-Knotted stitches alongside each other. Work over a spare tapestry needle and pull the… Continue reading How to make short hair with embroidery thread

Tutorials

Hints and tips from Di van Niekerk

Hints and tips from Di van Niekerk   Threading up The general rule for this kind of embroidery:   Use one strand of the thread where possible — it always looks better when one strand is used in a design. Rather use more stitches instead of thick, bulky threads to fill in the detail. Separate… Continue reading Hints and tips from Di van Niekerk

Tutorials

Blue Bench in a Rose Garden

Hello, stitching world ♥ I hope you are safe and well, and that it stays that way.  Today I have a free tutorial for you with some really good ideas. What with everything that is happening in the world and with social distancing and self-isolation, hopefully, this post will inspire you today. You may feel like stitching… Continue reading Blue Bench in a Rose Garden