This is a current project I am working on, 6 x 7 inches. In this photo I am showing a close-up of nested stem-stitch and padded satin stitch (the eye of the Tiger). Perhaps six more hours of work and I will be finished with this one.
Hello Sarah! I am so thankful to you for tuis wonderful tutorial site that you offer! Your work is beautiful and so very inspiring!
I wanted to mention a publisher (located in Canada) whome you might be interested in contacting. Uppercase publishes exquisite little books focusing on individual artists and their work. I recently purchased the book ‘dottie angel…the peachy crafty world of tif fussell’ from them, and must say it is probably one of the most wonderful books I own (and I own many!). Tif Fussell is a crafter, primarily embroidery and crochet, and mixed media. She has created an alter ego, dottie angel. The book is absolutely magical in how it expresses her work…capturing the whimsy fairy tale world she sets dottie/tif in as they create by repurposing thrift store finds.
If you are thinking about publishing your tutorials – which, in my embroidered […]
Hey just wanted to show you an embroidery that I am working on that I could not have done without your site. It is not finished yet, but hopefully will be soon. It is of Little Red Riding Hood and the wolf. I got the design from urbanthreads.com
Sarah – you are truly amazing! Your website is phenomenal!
I haven’t embroidered since I was in grammar school (which was many years ago). I thought it would be like riding a bike, something that would come back to me naturally. But it wasn’t! I was all thumbs trying to make my french knots and finally figured them out thanks to your wonderful tutorials. The pictures are great and your insturctions are clear and concise which made me want to try different stitches
I have embroidered a wall hanging. It is going to be gifted to one of our friend. I like to do lazy daisy flowers. That’s I have selected this design. I have posted the finished piece in my blog. Have a look. the link is
Yesterday I learned and used the turkey rug knot for my newest mixed media doll. Thanks for your great tutorial!
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Sarah, I found your blog a few weeks ago and I am so excited to learn from you! I love the way you have organized your tutorials. I am just finishing up a sampler of all of the running stitches you have posted (I experimented with the stitches in the bottom left corner), just wanted to share what I am learning and thank you!
Columbus, Ohio, USA
I am so happy to have found your site. I just got back into Embroidery from years ago as a young girl. I love your stitch guide. This will come in handy to refresh my mind and take me to a whole new level!!
Here is my most recent finished piece. I hand drew the image and made this for a good friend of mine who loves her Slot Games…
This piece has the most diverse stitches I know: Chain Stitch, Stem Stitch, French Knot, Satin Stitch, Back Stitch, Threaded Back Stitch & Running Stitch.
I look forward to your posts and learning from you. <3