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Are you brand new to embroidery and feeling overwhelmed? Check out LEARN HAND EMBROIDERY, a constantly-updated page where I've organized all my blog posts and tutorials into an easier-to-navigate resource.
Double cross stitch for hand embroidery
How to hand embroider simple butterflies using detached chain and straight stitches
French knots for left-handed stitchers
How to close a circle of whipped back stitch
How to hand embroider a rainbow with scrap materials
Gentle blending for hand embroidery: Blending two shades of the same color
Crossed corners cushion stitch
How to stitch a French knot burst hoop
Cloud filling stitch
Using brick stitch to blend different colors of floss
Brick stitch (aka "long and short" stitch)
Basket filling stitch