The Ultimate Guide to Embroidery

We’ve covered bows, crepe paper, and now we’re introducing The Ultimate Guide to Embroidery! We’ve been doing a lot of projects with embroidery because lately, it’s been making an appearance on everything from blouses to handbags to shoes! Embroidery can be insanely intricate, but a basic understanding of a few stitches can take you a long way. We know what you may be thinking, but embroidery has come a long way since cross stitched hot pads! Still skeptical? Look at anything by Dolce & Gabbana in the past few years. It’s unreal!

Here are 9 simple stitches to add to your repertoire!

The Ultimate Guide to Embroidery

1. Running Stitch

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2. Backstitch

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3. Split Stitch

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4. Stem Stitch

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5. Satin Stitch

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6. Chain Stitch

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7. French Knots

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8. Lazy Daisy

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9. Feather Stitch

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Photos by Anna Killian   |   Crafting by Rebecca Young 

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