Here are all my posts that are embroidery related.
In order to prevent aches and pains, you need an emboroidery stand. I have two that I use for my projects.
My Finnish national costume from Askola has a shirt with special whitework embroidery called "ronkkaus". So, how is it made?
I made a Finnish folk style hand-embroidered French hood for my Askola costume from paper, rye porridge and silk!
I made a Finnish folk-style pocket out of fabric scraps using motifs and stitches common in Finnish folk-costumes.
I was getting annoyed with me always having to hunt for the right needle. It was time for me to make a proper needlebook.
My national costume from Kokkola needed a new apron. This gave me a good chance to learn how to make drawn thread embroidery!
I am learning about the dress of my ancestors and making a traditional Karelian outfit. The first layer is called a "rätsinä" shirt.
I made my daughter the cute fox pinafore dress from Burda 8/2018 130. I used orange baby cord, applique and embroidery to create the foxy details.
Hyvää äitienpäivää kaikille äideille! Oma äitienpäivälahjani oli tämä ristipistoin kirjailtu pikkupyyhe. Happy Mother's day. My gift for mum was this towel.
If you have ever looked at haute couture fashion shows, you have seen the breathtaking embroidery designs that combine thread, sequins and beads to create fantastic elaborate designs that decorate evening gowns, collars or perhaps jacket cuffs. In haute couture, those intricated patterns are created by hand. Sometimes whole skirts are full of intricate swirls of both beads and thread. How are those made?