Gathered & Twisted Gift Ideas


This time of year we are all looking for fun gift ideas, especially homemade gifts. 

Karen Linduska offers a great embellishment technique that is perfect for all sorts of great gift ideas!

Gathered & Twisted Embellishment

Gathered & Twisted is an embellishment technique featured in Karen Linduska’s Decorative Stitching online class at


During the Gathering & Twisting process you apply a combination of yarns to a background using your sewing machine.

In the sample shown here, Karen shows how to build the layers for different effects.

Use this technique to create a variety of gifts including:

  • Pillows
  • Purses
  • Gift bags
  • Totes
  • Christmas Stockings
  • Fun Socks
  • Headbands
  • Decorative Towels
  • Rugs

There are lots of great yarns to play with. We found this one on a trip to Michael’s. It offers several yarns in one skein!

Want to learn how this decorative embellishment technique?

Visit Karen’s Class today!

Here’s a preview:

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