Here are all my posts that are embroidery related.
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?
I made the Tilly and the Buttons Coco sweater out of white knit fabric. To make the sweater special I added pearl and gold coloured beading.
… or Friends’ day as they call it in Finland. To celebrate, we are going to have some cake I made! I started a new hobby a while ago and you can see a glimpse in the lower part of the image. Here is a better image: I have never before done this sort of embroidery and I decided to try to hand embroider a letter K to a set of napkins. This is the first one. I found the embroidery surprisingly fast to do due to the fact that I often do much bigger projects. I did not have an instructor, but I did find some helpful tips in…