- Embroidery needle
- Thread or yarn
- Fabric or article on which you'll be working
- A way to transfer your design (e.g. iron-on transfers, vintage picture books, etc.)
- Optional: embroidery hoop (if you're working on a flat surface, it will frame the cloth for even stitching)
miércoles, 10 de febrero de 2010
The impulse to embellish fabric with decorative stitches dates back thousands of years, and at least one thing about embroidery hasn't changed in all that time: No matter how complicated-looking the result, embroidery is remarkably easy. If you can use a needle and thread, you can embroider.
Eight basic stitches are shown here, and with a little practice, you should find them versatile enough to create a wide variety of lovely, personalized embroideries.
From: Martha Stewart
by J@cquie en miércoles, febrero 10, 2010