Stitch motifs with specialty thread in the bobbin.
The web, or spider-web stitch, is a needle-woven stitch that makes a beautiful center for an embroidered medallion. Watch to learn how to create this basic hand embroidery stitch.
The couching stitch is useful for applying heavy or decorative threads that are too thick or textured to pass through a fabric's weave. Watch to learn how to create this…
Hand embroidery can elevate the style of any garment. Watch now to learn how to create one of five basic embroidery stitches: the blanket stitch.
The fly stitch is a basic embroidery stitch. Watch to learn how to create this stitch.
Hand embroidery is a traditional embellishment technique that is within the reach of any sewer. Watch to learn how to create one of the five basic embroidery stitches: the chainstitch.
Explore the elaborate motifs of Yemenite Jewish embroidery.
Fun techniques for adding text to your projects!
Take a simple sketch of ancient architecture that inspires you to your computer and digitize it to create a couched embroidery version for a summer satchel.
Learn how easy it can be to scale an embroidery design with this web extra from Threads #179 (June/July 2015).
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