Ribbon Embroidery for Beginners

Ribbon embroidery is a form of needlework that is beautifully intricate. It has many of the same elements as traditional embroidery, but it’s done using silk ribbons instead of embroidery floss. The different textures and widths of the ribbons create gorgeous floral scenes and interesting embellishments on a wide variety of fabrics. Ribbon embroidery and […]

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Free Guide on Advanced Crochet Stitches

Are you ready to take the next step in your crochet journey and create with advanced crochet stitches like linked crochet, hairpin lace, or crocodile stitch? The Interweave free eBook uses images, illustrations, and text to share ten advanced crochet techniques with you.Here is just a sample of the advanced stitch techniques included in Advanced […]

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Do the Hubble! Hubble Stitch, That Is

The hubble stitch, brought to us by Melanie de Miguel just a short time ago, is the newest stitch to hit the beading community. From her latest book, Hubble Stitch, Melanie shares this about her stitch: “This stitch can best be described as a blend of herringbone and ladder stitch and a close cousin of […]

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When we presented Lisa Shroyer’s post on entrelac, several hot topics came up in the user email: How do you REALLY pick up stitches properly? Where do you put your needle? How do you get the stitches spaced properly? And what is the difference between “pick up stitches” and “pick up and knit stitches”? Well […]

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