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the hopebroidery box
This simple open fill technique is beginner-friendly and very easy to modify!
Cloud filling stitch
This stitch is a great option for filling in a space!
Using brick stitch to blend different colors of floss
Here's how I do this stitch with more than one color of floss!
Brick stitch (aka "long and short" stitch)
This easy stitch produces a woven-like texture.
Basket filling stitch
This stitch is a great alternative to satin stitch!
Detached chain stitch flowers
These beginner-friendly flowers make for a fast and fun project!
This stitch is a great option for flowers, stars, and other decorative accents!
This simple stitch is your first step toward learning all sorts of other techniques!
This stitch is fun for decorative borders, wreaths, foliage, and, of course, wheat!
Couching is an easy way to follow a curve in hand embroidery!
This fun stitch is great for curves and is super easily modifiable!
Twisted chain stitch
This stitch is a fun, unique way to follow a curve!
This fun stitch is much easier than it looks!
This stitch can be used for straight lines *and* for curves!
This stitch can help you follow lines and curves, and can even be used to finish off a hoop!
Turkey work is a great stitch for creating a soft, fuzzy texture in your embroidery work!
Raised herringbone stitch
This is a beautiful, easy, and super satisfying way to fill in a shape - and it's especially useful for leaves!
Feather stitch is a fun and easy way to stitch vines, wreaths, or general embellishments.
How to turn hand lettering into hand embroidery
Here's your starter guide for turning your hand lettering into hand embroidery!
Two ways to chain stitch
Two ways to achieve this stitch - which will be your favorite?