Vintage embroidery books are full of instructions, descriptions of beautiful works and valuable information on the history of needlework and hand embroidery. Check the list of 26 free online vintage embroidery books to find some pearls!
The last time we visited Party in Provence, an embroidered kaleidoscope project that we’re working through step-by-step here on Needle ‘n Thread, we worked the big petals in the center of the design and the little flowers between them. Originally, I was going to start the week with some beadwork on Party in Provence, but ...
Crewel work has become increasingly popular, and on this page you will find links to various patterns of crewelwork, stitches used in crewel embroidery, crewel embroidery yarns, and the difference between crewel work and Jacobean crewel embroidery.
Earlier this week, I was delighted to see some new surface embroidery kits available here in the US. It's difficult to find commercial surface embroidery kits that employ lots of different stitches - kits that are colorful, fun, and tasteful, so this collection is exciting! Kits like these ar