This morning, I’m sending out to you four more letters in the floral script monogram alphabet – letters I though L.
If you’re just joining us recently on Needle ‘n Thread, you’ll find all the earlier letters in this beautiful alphabet available here, on the monogram index, and I’ll be adding the rest of them as I get them cleaned up for you.
You’ll also find stitching tips and ideas on each article for these letters, if you’re looking for ideas on how to embroider them.
So, here are the next four letters with some more stitching ideas!
Continue reading “Foral Alphabet Letters: I, J, K and L”
Continuing with this new series of monograms for hand embroidery here on Needle ‘n Thread, here’s the next four letters of the floral script alphabet I started sharing last week.
One thing I especially love about this particular alphabet is that it offers so many possibilities for interpretation in stitches, and as I add the letters to Needle ‘n Thread, I’ll share some stitching ideas with you.
Continue reading “Floral Script Monograms for Embroidery: E-H”
Here on Needle ‘n Thread, you’ll find a whole slew of free hand embroidery patterns for your own personal use.
Today, I’m going to start a series featuring these very pretty floral monograms that I’ve cleaned up into vector line drawings that you can enlarge or reduce, print, and use for your own hand embroidery projects.
Continue reading “Floral Script Monogram for Embroidery – A-D”
Here in the Midwest, Spring is trying its darnedest to break through!
But it definitely needs a little help. Two weeks ago, when it was 80 degrees, you’d think that we skipped the season altogether and plunged straight into summer. But no. Now there’s a possibility of snow on Easter Sunday.
So, in an attempt to encourage Spring to spring, here’s a round-up of some of my favorite embroidery ideas, tutorials, and patterns that are spring related. I hope you enjoy them!
Continue reading “Stitching Up Spring and Happy Easter!”
With Easter only a few days away, it might be a little late to start a full-fledged Easter embroidery project.
But then again, if you have the time on your hands, it might not!
This pattern, from Joanna at Haft Richelieu, features a darling little bunny, decorative eggs, and little flowers, made into a beautiful basket liner.
You’ll find a PDF for the free pattern at the end of the article, so read on!
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Today, I want to introduce to you all a wonderful new website for those of you who love historical embroidery and reproduction samplers, show you one of their charts, and point you to a really sweet free pattern that I want to use for a particular stitching technique.
Continue reading “Reproduction Samplers – and a sweet Free Pattern”
It’s been a long time since I’ve posted a free surface embroidery pattern, so this morning, I thought I’d share a little heart I’ve been dabbling with.
There’s something a little Valentine’s Day-ish and a little St. Patrick’s Day-ish combined in this design – sort of hearty, sort of shamrocky, and good for all kinds of craft techniques.
Continue reading “Heart: Branching Out – Free Hand Embroidery Pattern”