Free Tutorials

Bloom Video Stitch Along

Bloom Video Stitch Along

Join me for my first ever stitch along on Namaste Embroidery! We will be stitching the Bloom pattern, originally featured in Taproot Magazine. Down...
Framing in a Hoop

Framing in a Hoop

  The easiest way to complete a hand embroidery project is to finish it in a wooden embroidery hoop. For this tutorial I demonstrate two simple way...
Keys for a Perfect Long and Short Stitch

Keys for a Perfect Long and Short Stitch

Long and short stitch, also known as "thread-painting" or "needle-painting" is a challenging yet rewarding embroidery skill. Use this stitch to cre...
Double Hoop Assembly

Double Hoop Assembly

UPDATE: Please find a video here showing a finishing method without glue. Write up to follow soon! Please enjoy the video tutorial below or follow ...
Fishbone Stitch Tutorial

Fishbone Stitch Tutorial

 Fishbone stitch is a favorite for leaves but it is a fairly versatile stitch that can be used for filling other shapes. Before getting into some f...
Fast Framing for Your Embroidery Art

Fast Framing for Your Embroidery Art

Looking for a fancier option for framing your embroidery art? I've got a quick method for framing behind glass that is super cheap and simple to do...
Quick links for all Pattern Tutorials

Quick links for all Pattern Tutorials

Thanks so much for supporting my small business with your purchase of my patterns and kits.  Please use this directory for quick links to suggested...
Hand Embroidered Lettering

Hand Embroidered Lettering

You've just completed a lovely piece of embroidered art but have decided that it is missing something - text! It can be so fun to add a favorite qu...
Stitch Along Beginner's Pattern - Update!

Stitch Along Beginner's Pattern - Update!

I decided to give my free beginner's pattern a facelift!  Plus, I now have an affordable option in the shop to purchase a kit.  The pattern is stil...
Satin Stitch Secrets

Satin Stitch Secrets

For the longest time I avoided satin stitch at all costs.  What was the point? A machine was always going to do a better job than I could - why p...
Assembling Hand Embroidered Jewelry

Assembling Hand Embroidered Jewelry

So you've stitched up some gorgeous embroidery art.  Now what? Let's turn it into jewelry! I have been working with the lovely folks over at Nunn ...
How to Turn Your Hand Embroidered Art into a Wearable Patch

How to Turn Your Hand Embroidered Art into a Wearable Patch

Is there anything cooler than personalizing your clothes with your own needlework? Probably not.  When I first set out to start decorating my cloth...