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 :)

Detached buttonhole: learn the two types

Detached buttonhole: learn the two types

Another way of filling a shape in your embroidery pattern :)

Jewel flowers already in store!

Jewel Series: Rhodochrosite hand embroidery pattern

The new designs finally hit the store! I'm super excited and hope you enjoy them just as much as I do. Read to know more details behind these needleworks :)

March Round-Up

March Round-Up

Here's everything that happened in March on Stitch Floral blog, and also a sneak peek to plans for April!

Needlepainting tips part 8: Importance of correct direction

Needlepainting tips

Before we start, an important announcement!

I'm having a SALE in my Etsy shop: everything is down 15% until the end of March. Hurry up to make your purchase, especially if you already have my designs in the cart!

10 tips for hand embroidery beginners

10 tips for hand embroidery beginners

So I sat down and thought about what kind of advice I would give to beginner stitchers and managed to write a whole essay, haha.

Lattice work variations: 8 examples

Lattice work variations

Today we will take a look at Lattice work variations!

Lattice work basics

Lattice work basics

Starting today, let's take a look at the stitching technique called “Lattice”! I have 3 lessons planned, with the first one being just the basics.

Jewel Series: Amber, and what an embroidery draft looks like

Jewel Series: Amber

Here's a little preview of the new series I'm currently working on! Also, let me show you the preliminary stage of developing a design, hehe.

February Round-up and apology

Amelia hand embroidery designs

March is already here! Warm weather hasn't come to my place yet, but we'll get there. In the meantime, let's take a look at what happened last month on StitchFloral. Also, I would like to apologize for something...

8 spring and summer hand embroidery projects

8 spring & summer hand embroidery projects

Don't know about you but I can't wait for spring to come! That always happens to me when there is this period between cold and warm weather when the temperature is steadily around 0°C and the streets are covered in snow mixed with puddles. Not my favorite sight, frankly speaking. The good news is that this period can be spent stitching something bright and warm preparing for the new season to come :)

Freebies: 3 PDF patterns

Free hand embroidery patterns plants

Seasonal freebies for you lovely people :)

Stem stitch crash course: everything you need to know

Stem stitch crash course, stem stitch tips

Stem stitch is probably one of the basic, easiest stitches out there. But there are actually so many aspects to it that can leave a learning stitcher confused. So today we will inspect all of the little details that make up a successful stem stitch, one by one, and I will share ALL the tips that I know with you. Let's go!

Chevron stitch lesson: line and filler

Chevron stitch lesson: line and filler

Hi! Here's the last new stitch for this month but it coincidentally starts a whole other section of stitches, hehe. Let's take a look!

Arrowhead embroidery stitch: single, line and filler

Arrowhead embroidery stitch

Today is arrowhead's day!

Learn how to seed stitch and how to shade with seeding

Learn how to seed stitch and how to shade with seeding

Resurrecting stitch lessons from the dead :) Today let's talk about seed stitching!

Amelia designs are now in the store!

Amelia Boho embroidery designs

Yay! Read on for all the details! :)

December & January Round-up

Amelia embroidery pattern

Sorry, it is a little late, I just wanted to wait for Monday :) Take a look at what happened on the blog for the past 2 months and check if you missed anything!

How to start & end embroidery thread: updated posts

How to start & end embroidery thread

New old posts on hand embroidery essentials :)

Amelia: new designs preview

Amelia embroidery pattern by Stitch Floral

Time for the new series of designs! They are almost ready, so here's a little preview of what to expect :)

Metallic thread tips: DMC Diamant

Metallic thread tips: DMC Diamant

Hello everyone! StitchFloral is back from winter vacations :) And we start the new year on a golden note, hehe :)