Freebies!

 This page includes some free downloads and links to my most popular blog posts with top tips for embroidery.  

Starting and Stopping Hand Embroidery

A short pdf with simple instructions for gettting going with hand embroidery and finishing your work in a professional manner.

Valentine’s Heart Template

A pdf  template of a pretty heart motif using a range of stitches.

My top tips blog posts…

Top Tips for Successful Hand Embroidery

Top Tips for Successful Hand Embroidery

I have been embroidering since I can't remember when. I became quite obsessive about it when I was in my mid teens. I would buy  a pre printed pattern, iron it onto fabric, and  then follow a guide to make it exactly as the picture said I should.  There was very...

Top Tips for Mounting Your Textile Work

Top Tips for Mounting Your Textile Work

You've spent hours and hours making your beautiful stitched picture but have you thought about how you're going to frame it?  When I first joined a textile group, one of our main aims was to exhibit- a scary thought as I'd never exhibited before. So I started...