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Needlepainting tips part 9: filling a shape with long and short stitch


Needlepainting tips: filling a shape with long and short stitch

This topic is something I've wanted to cover for a while now. It is especially beneficial for beginner embroiderers who are currently exploring long and short stitching and needlepainting.

The Real Detached Buttonhole


Detached buttonhole

What does “real” detached buttonhole mean? Were the other lessons on this stitch fake?? Let's find out! ;)

Detached Buttonhole variations


double looped detached buttonhole

Let's learn a bit of needle lacing :)

Detached buttonhole on irregular shapes


Detached buttonhole on irregular shapes

Last time we talked about detached buttonhole, I showed you the examples worked on squares. But, let's be real – working perfect squares in your hand embroidery is quite a rare event. So, today let's see how to apply this technique for the shapes that are more likely to be used in your embroidery projects!

April Round-Up


Needlepainting PDF tutorial

May has already started which means it's time to reminisce what happens on Stitch Floral for the past month!

6 things to do when you're facing a creative block


6 things to do when you're facing a creative block

Although this post is dedicated to embroidery and embroidery artists, I believe this topic is relevant for everyone who works in the creative field or has artistic hobby and inspirations. Read this list of suggestions and adjust for yourself and your creative interest.

Where to find inspiration and how to deal with creative blocks: Part 1


hand embroidery inspiration and creative blocks

This post is written due to similar questions I got asked on Instagram. So here is an attempt of a more detailed answer :)