Embroidery Stitch Library

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EMBROIDERY STITCHES

14 Responses

  1. Satina
    Satina November 16, 2010 at 2:23 pm |

    Um, could you be any cooler, putting all this up for FREE? I think not. 😀

  2. Verna
    Verna March 21, 2011 at 11:03 am |

    Thanx for the stitch instructions. I really appreciate that they are not on video. My PC couldn’t handle that. Can’t wait to try some of these on your patterns. Any suggestions there? Thanx again

  3. Gail
    Gail February 4, 2012 at 6:59 pm |

    Thank you for being so generous. I recently re-connected to my love of needlework after retiring from teaching. So glad to find your website. What a neat person you are!

  4. Roxane
    Roxane August 2, 2012 at 2:18 am |

    I have never seen anything like this. I am amazed at how many different stitches you have shown. They must look very beautiful when they are in color. I’m kinda nervous about trying to make something, but I’m going to do it anyway! You have illustrated each stitch in such a way that even I can understand, so what the heck, wish me luck!

  5. Vijay
    Vijay February 27, 2014 at 4:47 am |

    i am restarting my love for embroidery after 3 decades. this is excellent work. all our wishes for u for ur generousity

  6. Linda Day
    Linda Day May 13, 2014 at 12:03 am |

    Stumbled on this by mistake , but I love it . Have been embroidering since I was 6 , in a foster home. N some of these patterns bring back a lot of memories. Thank u for doing these for free. Since a lot of people don’t have a lot of money for any extras now days . These are really helpful to a lot of people out there . Linda Day I live in Floyds Knobs, In. N I’m retired so have a lot of extra time now . So thank u again.

  7. sherrie
    sherrie July 18, 2014 at 5:16 pm |

    love your embroidery lessons. but I am finding out that much of the stitches I was taught as a child are under “needle point or satin stitches”. Is that correct? For instance I do a fly stitch and then do blanket stitch over it to provide some dimension. thanks for being free. It is nice to see the arts continuing even when there are now embroidery machines. What will they do when there is no electric?

  8. Jan Leek
    Jan Leek November 8, 2014 at 9:15 am |

    I have been trying to find out how to make a stitch that they used when I was a child on quilt blocks or to finish a blanket it looked like a chicken foot.. thank you in advance for your help , Jan

  9. Penni Johnson
    Penni Johnson December 1, 2014 at 10:37 pm |

    Thanks for a very complete site of embroidery stitches! Using a quilt my great-great grandmother stitched, I am trying to identify her choices, and your site helped immensely! I was especially happy to find the wheat ear stitch!

  10. Carol Bailey
    Carol Bailey February 17, 2015 at 12:22 am |

    I am simply inspired. Thank you so much.

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