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A miniature embroidery on a small scrap of hand painted linen

  Embroidering miniatures is a great way to use small scraps of fabric instead to throw them away. With a textile paint or dye you can also change the colour of your fabric (you can get an incredible variety of colours using just the three primary colours!). In this case I’m going to use a […]

Blackwork embroidery: a step by step guide

In this post, I’m going to share with you some useful tips and some basic techniques to follow when stitching my blackwork designs. MATERIALS First of all it’s important to choose the right equipment: – Fabric: although many embroiderers use Aida (blockweave) for their blackwork projects, for my designs I always suggest linen or evenweave […]