Your Online Embroidery Resources for January
Monthly Online Embroidery Resources
Whether you’re a small embroidery business owner or you merely embroider as a hobby, you’re probably always on the hunt for new patterns or tips. And in the age of the internet, the opportunities are endless! You can find patterns for any occasion or scenario at your fingertips. And if you’re struggling with a certain stitch or technique, you can always find tips online. That’s why we’re bringing you monthly online embroidery resources!
If you’re not familiar with the online embroidering world, it can be overwhelming. So we’ll give you a few online resources every month so you can try new things and improve your embroidering skills!
This website shows you simple embroidery stitches for small flowers and floral designs. It details how to make a fly stitch, french knots, and more techniques to embroider flowers. They also have other charts and tutorials on the website for stitching leaves, lettering, needlepoint stitches, and more!
This is a free online resource for Jacobean embroidery patterns and fillings, specifically. Many people think that Jacobean embroidery is a type of stitching, but it’s just a style and can be stitched however you want on whatever fabric you want – as long as you’re not trying to be accurate to the time period! This resource is a book, Jacobean Embroidery: Its Forms and Fillings, that is available for free online at Project Gutenberg, but is also available in many other formats.
A Satin Stitch is great for filling in solid shapes and is great for monograms. Since monograms are so popular, whether you just monogram your own clothing or make some money on the side by monogramming for others, it’s an embroidery skill you want to perfect! This post gives you 10 tips to make you a pro satin stitcher! And if you’re already an expert, you can leave some tips in the comments as well to help your fellow embroiderers!