Beginner’s Guide to Building with Embroidery

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The Embroidery Month celebration continues!

Start with a few simple cross stitches and build to a beautiful elaborate decorative band of embroidery. Follow Joan Waldman as she shares simple stitches put together into the perfect accent for a crazy quilt or tea towel from her book 1000 New Embroidery Designs.

Here is a guide for charting and reading the Basic Embroidery Stitches:

By using a simple base of stitches, new stitches can be added to accent, continue the design, or create a new pattern. 

Start with a simple addition and work from there. Take a look at Joan’s examples and play with building your own base stitch samplers!

Get your base stitch sampler here.

Want to learn more great stitch combinations? Try 1000 New Embroidery Designs by Joan Waldman. Includes detailed diagrams for rt. and lt. hand stitching!

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