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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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Excellent Embroidery Resources – Free Designs & Instruction


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Here’s a nice resource for some free embroidery designs and some excellent embroidery instruction.

The last couple days, I’ve been mentioning Tricia Wilson-Nguyen’s website, Thistle Threads, first in conjunction with the embroidered jacket at Plimoth Plantation, and second, when I was discussing needlework kits yesterday.

If you haven’t perused her website deeply yet, you may have missed a couple real gems on there. The website, by the way, is newly over-hauled, so if you were familiar with her website, Thistle Threads, before but haven’t been in a while, it’s worth taking a look at it!

On the new Thistle Threads website, you’ll find a section called Web Instructions, under which you will find two categories, projects and stitch diagrams.

Thistle Threads Embroidery Website - Free Designs and Stitch Instructions

Under projects, you’ll find three little free projects, with thorough stitching instructions.

Thistle Threads Embroidery Website - Free Designs and Stitch Instructions

Under stitch diagrams, you’ll find 8 PDFs for different stitches, and each one is detailed and easy to follow.

So, if you haven’t visited Thistle Threads, you might want to take a look at these excellent offerings from Tricia!



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  1. Thanks so muich, Mary!
    I don’t comment much, but I am right here enjoying your blog all along the way….terrific!

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