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Embroidery: An Essential Guide for Beginners

What is Embroidery? Embroidery is a needlework technique that involves using a needle and thread to create designs on fabric. There are many different types of embroidery stitches, each with its own unique look and feel. Some popular embroidery stitches include running stitch, backstitch, French knot and Satin stitch. Cross Stitch is considered an embroidery technique too. Embroidery is a…

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Crochet Amigurumi: A Beginners’ guide

Table of Contents Heads up, some links on this site are affiliate links. If you buy something through them, I might get a small commission (thanks!). What’s Amigurumi Amigurumi is the Japanese art of knitting or crocheting small, stuffed yarn creatures. The word is a compound of the Japanese words 編み ami, meaning “crocheted or knitted”, and 包み kurumi, literally “wrapping”, as in 縫い包み…

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Pin Cushion

PREMISE Anyone who approaches sewing, whether by hand or by the sewing machine, sooner or later will need a pin cushion or pin holder! It is a very simple project, which does not require the sewing machine and can be done by beginners and even children. There are infinite ways to create one: wrist pin cushion, hanging pin cushion, pin…

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