Duplicate stitch: How to embroider patterns on knitwear

Swiss darning - Duplicate stitch heart elbow patches by One Sheepish Girl

Learn how to duplicate stitch with Jessica Joy’s video tutorial and spruce up last year’s snug-as-a-bug knitwear There’s a nip in the air which means it’s time for our yearly ritual of digging out forgotten cardies and fingerless gloves. But fear not, lovelies, we’re here to turn your thoughts to duplicate stitches (or Swiss darning). Will… Continue reading

NEW Hoop-La! issue 2 out now

Hoop-La! 2 magazine

Take a fresh look at embroidery with issue 2 of Hoop-La!, back by popular demand Woohoo, Hoop-La! 2 is here including projects from the best and brightest new designers from around the world who bring you 47 fresh designs. Take a peek inside the new issue of Hoop-La! magazine From sweet woodland scenes to fashion… Continue reading

Dolce & Gabbana Autumn/Winter 2014-15

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A peek at Dolce & Gabbana autumn/winter collection inspired by fairytales and woodland whimsy

Inspirational embroidered photographs and basic stitch techniques

Embroidered Photography by Mana Morimoto

We love a good mash up of arts and crafts! So we’re taking a closer look at the movers and shakers of embroidered photography, plus we share asuper-useful embroidery stitches guide to get you started

Video: 5 embroidery stitches in one video

Basic embroidery stitches tutorial

Got 5 minutes? Grab your needle, floss and hoopla ready – today we’re learning basic embroidery stitches with Jenny Hart of Sublime Stitching

Tutorial Tuesday: Embroidered notebooks

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Use embroidery to add colour and personality to a plain, old notebook. Make a whole set of embroidered notebooks for all of your organisational needs!

Mollie Makes meets: Alyssa Thomas

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Alyssa Thomas is a graphic designer and illustrator who sells embroidery patterns and fabric for a living. She also knits, crochets and makes short films for fun

Monday moodboard: Ombre

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Inspired by issue 30′s beautiful dip dyed kimono DIY, this week’s moodboard is all about ombre

Mollie Makes: stitching guide

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Learn how to master the French knot, satin stitch, chain stitch and running stitch with our stitching guide

Free craft projects

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Looking for something to craft this weekend? Here’s a roundup of our favourite free DIYs this week