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Crossposts

Embroidery Basics: Split, Back, and Stem Stitch

I find hand sewing and hand embroidery to be relaxing. I dislike sewing machines; I have a tendency to break needles. By hand, I can sew or embroider while watching television. I’m self-taught when it comes to embroidery and still very much a beginner. If you are interested in teaching yourself, I highly recommend Sublime […]

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Persephone Birthday

Birthday Giveaway: Embroidered Unicorn

In honor of Persephone’s birthday, I’m giving away an embroidered unicorn. I haven’t created it yet, but here are some examples of my other embroidery.

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Ladyguides

In Stitches Week 2: Let’s Get Stitch-ical!

Are you ready to get stitching? This week, you will learn how to transfer a pattern, put your fabric in the embroidery hoop, and make your first stitches!

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Ladyguides

In Stitches: A Series on the Art of Embroidery

Hello! My name is Lasercats (Maggie) and I have agreed to share my secrets to creating amazing pieces of embroidery. When you think about embroidery, what is the first image that pops in to your head? Is it an old woman stitching flowers on a handkerchief on the porch of her country home? Is it […]