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Embroider a butterfly step by step

Embroider a butterfly step by step Here you can see how to embroider step by step a butterfly in the needle painting technique  We used the following stitches Split back stitch Straight stitch Lazy daisy stitch Satin stitch Long and short stitch The entire work is...

How to embroider a bee step by step

How to embroider a bee step by step Here are the instructions to embroider a bee step by step.   We used the following stitches Split back stitch Straight stitch Lazy daisy stitch Satin stitch French knot Turkish work All of the embroidery is executed with...

Introduction to needle painting

Introduction to needle painting For some years now, I visit my friend Michele in Colombier near Neuchâtel in Switzerland to give embroidery classes. Her shop ” Au fil des Saisons ” is a gold mine for knitters. She offers many varieties of wool, each more...

How to embroider a large flower

How to embroider a large flower without using needle painting technique I will soon propose to you a new design that I am currently embroidering. It consists among others of two large flowers of more than 8 cm in diameter and of course with large petals. When I...

How to embroider a dragonfly step by step

How to embroider a dragonfly step by step Here are the instructions to embroider a dragonfly step by step. We used the following stitches Split back stitch Straight stitch Stem stitch Satin stitch All of the embroidery is executed with DMC cotton floss  and hereafter...

Needlepoint scissor fob

Needlepoint scissor fob This is the complete embroidery I used a 38 count ivory linen. You will need a 15 cm square piece of fabric. As for the threads I used DMC “spécial à broder n° 25”  color 349 and the assorted cotton floss. For this project I used 3...

How to embroider chestnuts step by step

How to embroider chestnuts step by step Here are the instructions to embroider chestnuts step by step. We used the following stitches Split back stitch Back stitch Straight stitch Chain stitch Satin stitch Turkey work We used the following colors DMC cotton floss 830,...

How to customize an embroidery

How to customize an embroidery It is a question that is often asked. How would I customize my embroidery when it’s finished? Here is an example of an alphabet that you can easily transfer. It is in the public domain and you can use it freely. You can download it...

How to transfer designs

How to transfer designs This is a question I’m often asked. What method do you use to reproduce drawings on a piece of fabric? Well, it depends, on the fabric and on the design. Below, I propose four different ways of proceeding.        ...

A beautiful finish

A beautiful finish Here are all the explanations necessary to realize a classic finish and nice neat corners for your embroideries. This is the method used to prepare any table or toilet linen that you want to embroider. To illustrate the explanations, we work here on...

Needle painted Peony

Needle painted Peony This project is fully embroidered with long and short stitch.  The purpose of this embroidery is to realize a project in needle painting, which is not necessarily obvious. I know that many of you find this technique very difficult and sometimes,...

Peony, petal 5

Peony, petal 5 Here are the necessary explanations for the realization of the petal. This petal is embroidered with the colors n° 3716, 962, 961, 3832, 3831, 3803, 777 and B5200. Split back stitch with 1 thread and color B5200. Embroider with the color B5200 in the...

Peony, petal 6 and 7

Peony, petal 6 and 7 Here are the necessary explanations for the realization of the 2 petals Petal 6 This petal is embroidered with the colors n° B5200, 3716, 962, 961, 3832, 3831 and 777. Begin with split backstitch 1 thread and color B5200. Embroider with color...

Peony, petal 12

Peony, petal 12 Here are the explanations necessary for the realization of the petal 12. Petal 12 This petal is embroidered with the colors B5200, 3716, 962, 961, 3832, 3831 and 777. Embroider the outline of the petal with split backstitch 1 thread and color B5200 ...

Introduction to Whitework

Introduction to Whitework Blue Alphabet Here are the necessary explanations for the realization of this alphabet in Whitework. You will find boards containing all the letters that you can download HERE. For my part, I chose to embroider a letter of a height of 8 cm...

Richelieu Alphabet

Richelieu Alphabet Here are the explanations needed to embroider the letters of an alphabet with the technique of Richelieu Embroidery. This is one of the techniques that are part of what is called Whitework. It bears the name of “Richelieu” (1585-1642) in...

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