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Video: How to Sew a Web Stitch

Video: How to Sew a Web Stitch

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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.

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9 Ways to Write on Fabric

9 Ways to Write on Fabric

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Fun techniques for adding text to your projects!

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How to Scale an Embroidery Design Up or Down

How to Scale an Embroidery Design Up or Down

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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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How to Make an Embroidered Clutch

How to Make an Embroidered Clutch

Transform a wool sweater that's seen better days into your new favorite clutch.

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15 Embroidery Tips, Techniques and Projects

15 Embroidery Tips, Techniques and Projects

This collection of techniques and tips will guide your next hand- or machine-worked embroidery project.

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How to Make Ribbon Trim

How to Make Ribbon Trim

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Learn how to sew an easy but beautiful manipulated-ribbon trim that can be used in a variety of applications!

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How to Make a Hawaiian-Style Floor Pillow

How to Make a Hawaiian-Style Floor Pillow

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Molly at the Purl Bee created this great tutorial on how to make applique floor cushions.

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Working with Embellished Fabrics, Part I

Working with Embellished Fabrics, Part I

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Embellished fabrics can be intimidating to work with. Care and effort, however, could yield beautiful results.

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French and Colonial Knots for Embroidery

French and Colonial Knots for Embroidery

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White embroidery is a cool and elegant summer look. There are a variety of embroidery stitches, but the French knot and Colonial knot provide interesting texture to a design.

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Leather Passementerie

Leather Passementerie

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Elegant passementerie can be woven from thin leather cord, making an extravagant trimming for any garment.

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