Embroidery and children

Embroidery for children – 5 things to remember when your child takes needle

Have you ever heard of Montessori method? Maybe you go white and tremble when you see your sweetheart with a scissors or a needle? What will happen if you give it a go – and teach your child embroidery? This is my story. My student was 3 and a half when I let him try Read More

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My creative process – video of me stitching clay mask

Today I decided to record the entire stitching process. For stitching purpose I used a 4 inch hoop made of beech tree. I used wool that I felted with the needle. I used different varieties of embroidery thread (DMC, Anchor, Ariadna). The main element is polymer clay mask that I sculpted myself and painted with Read More

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Secrets of embroidery thread revealed – all you need to know about floss

As there is countless number of embroidery styles and techniques so is multitude of embroidery threads. A good news is that there is no such thing as “proper” or “correct” thread. Of course, some specific techniques require or better perform with some specific threads (for instance: wool is perfect for crewel embroidery) but in todays Read More

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All about stitching – the embroidery tutorial by Nibyniebo.

Learning stitching is one of the coolest things to do on a calm Saturday (or any day) afternoon. This simple embroidery tutorial is completely designed by me and reveals all the basic stitches. It is planned as a series of short descriptions with pictures and samples. It will cover all the traditional embroidery techniques as Read More