Embroidery is a craft where you sew stitches into fabric to create a decorative embellishment. Even though a sewing machine has an embroidery function, it is the hand stitching method that makes each piece unique. Create your own design or use patterns. You are the artist.

1. Watch This “How To” Video:

Watch Julia Matthews, Craft Editor of Better Homes and Gardens (AUS) teach the five basic embroidery stitches.

2. Learn How (Get a book!):

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3. Get Materials Here:

You can start with a kit using a needle and hoop.

More Embroidery by Hand Materials

or with a sewing machine…

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4. Join the Club (Get help – Give help):

Are you just getting started or are you an expert? Get involved with others who share your interest and/or passion for embroidery.

Become a Member:

Follow Our Pinterest Board:

  • Go to this Embroidery Board and click Follow Board.
  • If you’d like to contribute, just leave me a message on one of the pins OR send me a Pinterest message OR or email me at rev@hobsess.com so you can add your favorites.

Follow Hobsess (Rev Crouse)’s board Embroidery (A&C) on Pinterest.

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  • Share what you know. What advice would you give a beginner?
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