hand embroidery tutorial stem stitch contour thread and needle

Stem Stitch Tutorial

I mentioned that I enjoyed hand embroidery workshop I held some weeks ago, as I love embroidery and love to share the craft. I also said that I was going to post tutorials on basic stitches from the workshop, and today I am starting with stem stitch, very simple stitch, most often used for [...]
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Red Sandals with Cherries, a Remake Story

Old golden sandals have been hanging around my place and an idea has been brewing in my head, but only when Omnis Art Handmade announced their recycling competition Let’s recycle together I got down to work, transformed old golden sandals into new red sandals and entered them into the competition. [...]
hand embroidery workshop observing and assisting

Hand Embroidery Workshop

7th Creative Happening, a gathering of craftswomen and craftsmen organized by Viva Kreativa and OmnisArt took place in Zagreb on Saturday. The gathering provides crafters with an opportunity to exhibit their work and exchange experiences, and it gives visitors a chance to see that imagination and [...]
polymer clay cherries

I Need Cherries!

Cherries should have the main role in some things I am making these days. Search in nearby craft shops haven’t brought any fruit, neither cherries nor large red beads that I could use as cherries. But my eyes got stuck on the polymer clay, and I reminded myself that I often state that everything [...]
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