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embroidery

Ready to get started or freshen your embroidery skills? Discover what tools you'll need, learn how to transfer a pattern, and find our the basic stitches that will ensure your success.

Turn your desktop chaos into a productive work space with a coordinating trio of catchalls made from embroidery hoops.

This bulletin board is sure to make waves with its simple running-stitch border. Embroider the fabric, then attach it to a corkboard from an office supplies store.

Learn basics to using embroidery floss for no-fuss sewing on your next project!

To add a touch of whimsy to your kitchen, stitch these easy-to-embroider towels using just one stitch: the stem stitch (and we show you how).

Learn the secret to tying a knot at the end of your embroidery thread. 

Get how-to instructions for making a stem stitch.

Whip up a last-minute gift or adorn your own kitchen for the holidays with these festive embroidered napkins!

You’ll get a flurry of compliments when you make these beaded snowflake beauties. 

Felt pumpkins with decorative stitches and button embellishments make the perfect friendly fall decoration. 

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