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Other pages that may be of help on the online catalog where you can purchase my downloadable charts and stitch and stitch index.

Equipment and supplies

Embroidery fabric

Aida cloth

Embroidery floss

Organizing your floss

Thread conversion chart

rayon embroidery thread

Waste canvas

Magnifying lamps

Embroidery hoops

Embroidery supplies

Embroidery needles

Needlepoint fibers

Organizing your stash

Hand embroidery and stitches

Basic embroidery stitches

How to embroider

Iron on transfers

Stitches for flowers

Embroidering names

Lazy daisy strawberry

Free embroidery designs

Thread painting

Blanket stitch

French knots

Bullion stitch

Redwork embroidery

Free redwork pattern

Chain stitch embroidery

Colcha  embroidery

Cutwork embroidery

Woven picots

Couching stitch

Cross stitch Information

Learn how to cross stitch

Fractional stitches

Stitching on evenweave

How to use waste canvas

Reversible cross stitch

Attaching beads

Design size calculator

Handmade greetings cards

More cross stitched cards

Dragon cross stitch patterns

Wildlife cross stitch designs

Celtic Cross stitch designs

Cross stitch forum

Owl patterns ebook

Free cross stitch patterns

Free cross stitch pattern index

Christmas cross stitch penguin

Free elephant design

Free thanksgiving turkey

Free Assisi embroidery pattern

Valentine card

Blackwork information and freebies

What is blackwork?

Learn double running stitch

Blackwork outlines

Blackwork e-book

Free blackwork charts

Pattern darning

Free blackwork pattern

Shaded blackwork embroidery

Learn about fill patterns

blackwork bookmark


What is needlepoint?

Choosing the  canvas

Bargello needlepoint

Free bargello pattern

Using a laying tool

 Free plastic canvas coaster

Tent stitch

Rhodes stitch

Rice stitch

Scotch stitch

Gobelin stitch

Velvet stitch

Hardanger embroidery

What is hardanger?

Hardanger patterns

Learn hardanger – free course

Lesson one

Lesson two

Lesson three - bookmark

Lesson four

Lesson five – hemstitching

Lesson six – Xmas card

Pulled thread embroidery

Types of whitework embroidery

Intro to pulled thread embroidery

Free pulled work pattern

Cobbler stitch sampler

Four sided stitch

Whitework sampler

Drawn thread work - band 2

Diamond Eyelet - band 3

3 sided stitch - band 4

Pulled satin stitch - band 5

Diagonal 4 sided stitch

Crazy quilting

Crazy quilt embroidery

Crazy quilt block

Share your crazy quilt project

Hanging a quilt

Needlelace and Stumpwork

History of needlelace

Stumpwork bunny

Needlelace daffodil project

Needlework finishing techniques

Finishing techniques

Washing cross stitch

Stain removal

Framing cross stitch

The history of embroidery

History of embroidery part 1

Price of supplies in 1930

History of embroidery part 2


Stitch your own business

Designing cross stitch

Cross stitch software

Cross stitch graph paper

Creative inspiration

Additional articles

How to prevent RSI

Teaching children to stitch