Mary Corbet

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I learned to embroider when I was a kid, when everyone was really into cross stitch (remember the '80s?). Eventually, I migrated to surface embroidery, teaching myself with whatever I could get my hands on...read more

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Needlework Stash Give-away for July – Last Chance!


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Just a quick note to remind you that this evening is your last chance to participate in July’s needlework stash give-away here on Needle ‘n Thread. All you have to do is leave a comment on the original post, explaining what your favorite embroidery stitch is and why… and you can even feel free to leave in any tips about working the stitch, that you’ve picked up along the way!

I’ll draw the name first thing in the morning, so leave your comment tonight!


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  1. My favourite stitch is long & short. It brings out beauty and depth in embroidery filling. Mary's recommendation of Trisha Burr's book is excellent. It gives you a step by step explanation.

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