mission-rose-embroidery-125Over at Needle N Thread, Mary Corbet is working on a lovely Mission Rose embroidery project. In her recent post she tackled some goldwork and discussed how she handled a mistake and the techniques she used for the current leg …

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Kathy of The Unbroken Thread has completed the miniature Trevelyon’s Cap, and it is spectacular — everything we imagined it might be as we watched the project progress. Go to her blog post to enjoy views from every angle and

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If you’d like to dip your toe into goldwork embroidery without a huge investment of time or money, Arlene White has the perfect online class for you. Your experiments with basic goldwork techniques will yield this gorgeous poinsettia keepsake box. …

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Mary Corbet is doing a fascinating series studying a piece of antique goldwork. She says, “I’m using a magnifier to look at some parts and take notes, but the macro setting on the camera is pretty useful, too, because it …

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Kathy of The Unbroken Thread has been letting us look over her shoulder as she tackles a new goldwork piece. The results are amazing–I could look at this embroidery all day. Go to her blog post for lots more views

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Kathy of The Unbroken Thread walks us through the steps for cutting pricey goldwork threads accurately, with excellent tips along the way. See her post.…

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Charlotte Bailey of Hanging by a Thread created this piece, inspired by pin-up girl artwork on World War II military planes, entirely in or nue. That is, she couched rows of silver passing thread with a single strand of cotton …

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Mary Corbet‘s silk and goldwork embroidered medallion is finished. And–as we all expected–it is spectacular. She says the completed work will now be appliqued to the back of a chasuble, which she will demo for us later. For now, …

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Meri of Agulhas da Meri shares a slideshow examining a gorgeous sampler designed and stitched by embroidery teacher Maria do Céu Freitas. I spot a variety of cutwork and whitework techniques. Meri points out that it includes “more complex …

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The whole stitchy world fell in love with the goldwork beetle Arlene White created for the Fool’s Gold Crazy-Quilt Round Robin. So Arlene is going to teach how to make him! She has five online classes coming up–all fabulous–and this …

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(1) Combined chain stitch and buttonhole stitch by Needle ‘n’ Thread
(2) Chain stitch by Little Lovelies
(3) Back stitch by Little Lovelies
(4) Bullion knot by Follow the White Bunny
(5) Beaded Palestrina stitch by Needle ‘n’ Thread
(6) …

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(1) Reverse chain with buttonhole edge by Baroque Embellishments
(2) Up-and-down buttonhole stitch by Big B
(3) Beaded chain stitch flower by Let’s Learn Embroidery
(4) Whipping two rows of chain stitch by Needle ‘n’ Thread
(5) Whipped chain stitch

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I want to have every cool embroidery tool there is. I know–I do the same old stitching all the time. But the tools make me think I can branch out any time I want, and they’re so pretty! Today I’m …

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Wow. Really. Wow. Look closely at that pendant. The stitched image is worked entirely in couched goldwork. The maker, Charlotte Bailey of Hanging by a Thread, says,

Simple, really: work an oval of couching, chop it up (!) and mount

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This goldwork beetle with sheer wings absolutely takes my breath away. Go to the blog of his creator, Arlene White, to see him from every angle.…

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