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Learn hand embroidery. See a step-by-step demonstration of the eyelet wheel stitch as seen in the December 2014 issue of American Patchwork & Quilting.
Cultivate a trio of techniques—hand and machine appliqué and hand embroidery—on a throw that has a harvest theme.
For a project on the go, take along this folk art-inspired embroidered wool mat. It makes a perfect stitch sampler, too.
This pillow combines patchwork pieces and hand embroidery with a stitched quote celebrating the season.
Embellish a pair of pillows with basic hand-embroidery stitches.
Elevate your gift-giving with fabric gift tags that double as keepsake ornaments.
Lay out an adorable snack mat just for Santa. Fusible-web appliqués of a cookie plate and a milk glass labeled with embroidered words mark the placement for Santa’s Christmas Eve must-haves.
These petite mittens might not warm your hands, but they will definitely warm your heart with their charming details.
Hang up a stocking—with or without a mantel—this holiday season by making a fusible, framed treat.
Festive foundation-pieced trees adorn a pair of stockings. Make several in seasonal colors to decorate your mantel.
A combination of hand quilting and embroidery enhances playful circle appliqués on a quick-to-make table runner.
Keep a spool of thread, needles, and pins safe at hand in this embellished wool take-along.
Need a gift at the last minute? Use two easy stitches to create a lovely tulip design in redwork on a tea towel.
Wool, cotton, and vintage buttons come together quickly as framed wall art with this basket of everlasting blooms.
Hand-stitch the first blooms of spring from easy-to-work-with wool.
Bright red embroidery overshadows a heart-felt message that’s cleverly disguised in ecru stitching.
Learn to make a whipped woven circle for your embroidery projects.
Learn to make a threaded running stitch for your embroidery projects.
Learn to make a thorn stitch for your next embroidery project.
Learn to make a scroll stitch for your embroidery projects.
Learn to make a rosette chain stitch for your embroidery projects.
Learn to make a Pekinese stitch for your embroidery projects.
Learn to make a pistil stitch for your embroidery projects.
Learn to make a Palestrina knot to add to your embroidery projects.
Learn how to make a fly stitch for your embroidery projects.