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There is a great inchie/twinchie swap over at Craftster.org.  The rules are that the finished piece can not be bigger than two inches. Every piece in this swap as been amazing so far and it’s not over yet! …

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Every time I see some form of stumpwork I am blown away. I just can not wrap my head around how it works.  Elizabeth at Sew in Love must have heard my cries for help because she created an easy …

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I am intrigued by Stumpwork. I really need to try my hand at it.  It looks so complicate. The rich texture produced by this type of embroidery raises the piece to another level. BananaAmbush at Craftster.org claims that …

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Raised Padded Stem Stitch SideElizabeth of Sew in Love has been working on a Stumpwork Dragonfly and in part of the process, she includes a tutorial for raised padded stem stitch band. In this case, she is using it to create the dragonfly’s …

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 Elizabeth Braun of Sew in Love shares her secrets for making wired fabric elements for dimensional embroidery (aka stumpwork). Lots of photos make the process easy to follow. See her tute.…

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 Gerry Krueger‘s technique for creating these silk-ribbon fuchsias approaches stumpwork in that she creates all the parts and then assembles them onto her work. Beautiful results! Find out more about how she does it at her Older Rose blog

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 Katie of Mother Eagle interprets Deadly Henbane in stumpwork. Her post isn’t exactly a tutorial, but her photos and narrative give a good sense of her technique. And you’re going to want to see the images in full size and …

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blossom3Mother Eagle demonstrates step by step how to create this gorgeous stumpwork hawthorn blossom. Go to the tute.…

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Marjolein of Threads and Patches demonstrates how to create a beautiful, dimensional basket woven of pearl cotton. See her tutorial.…

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Arlene White has announced her spring online classes. As always, the projects are gorgeous and teach techniques that will serve you well. And I’m thrilled to tell you that she’s again offering to teach us to make her famous stumpwork …

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Shirlee Fassell of Needle and Hook is inventing her own version of a wall hanging inspired by a Level 7 project at Ecole Lesage. (Shirlee’s skipping right to the good stuff!) Go to her blog post to feast your eyes

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The secret to this breathtaking stumpwork koi is the fiber Kelly Clark used to create him. Go to her blog post to find out how he’s made.…

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Lorraine Stobie of Creative Daily shows us a stumpwork butterfly wing she created following a video by British embroiderer Kelley Aldridge. Go to her post for more info and the link to the video.…

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Needle artist Trish Burr interviews the queen of ribbon embroidery, our beloved Di van Niekerk. Go to Trish’s post to learn a bit more about the artist behind all those gorgeous roses.…

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Stumpwork maven Arlene White shows us how to create gorgeous dimensional butterflies. Go to her blog post to download free tutorials for the butterfly and the stitches used to create it.…

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