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Rope stitch How-To

Rope stitch How-To

The last member of the line stitches family! Let's get it!

Needlepainting color blending tips

Needlepainting color blending tips

In the process of the recent Cecelia Rose stitch along and when it was complete, I received few letters which contained similar words and it almost broke my heart.

How I transfer embroidery patterns: light method

How I transfer embroidery patterns: light method

Today, finally, I would like to tackle an important topic – transferring embroidery designs on fabric.

How to work interlaced back stitch

How to work interlaced back stitch

Hi there! Hope you had a nice weekend. Mine was not so fruitful, as I fell a bit ill. But now that everything is good, I'm back with a new stitch! Today we are going to look at the Interlaced back stitch.

Project report: new floral wreath complete


Here's a new floral wreath that I did as a practice piece. I just stitched it for myself with no certain purpose in mind.

Pekinese stitch tutorial

Pekinese stitch tutorial

Line stitches are actually multi-purposeful and can be used not only to work lines, but also as filler stitches and pretty borders. Back stitch is exactly one of those combinations-friendly stitches that you can play with to get a lot of different looks. Some of them are more popular than others, and the Pekinese one – a composite stitch based on the back stitch, even got its own name.

December & January Round-up, sneak peek behind the scenes and February plans

December & January Round-up, sneak peek behind the scenes and February plans


How are you doing this February?

Of course, it's only just started, but I really hope the first day was great for you. If not – don't be discouraged, it's not always important how to start a month, but rather how you finish it!

*I actually lowkey hope it will apply to me because yesterday I didn't make a single stitch. Although I washed and ironed some of my new embroideries (more on that below), so there's still something to pat myself on the head for.

As for now, I suggest looking back at December and January on Stitch Floral. I'm also going to share some details on the new designs I'm currently working on and will ask you few questions (including the matter of a new stitch along), so read till the end. 😉