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16 Filling Stitches for Embroidery

Whether you’ve just begun your embroidery journey, or whether you’re a seasoned stitcher, you’ve probably asked yourself, “What stitch should I use to fill this area?” at some point. To help you answer that question, I’ve rounded up 16 different filling techniques that can be effectively used in embroidery, with links to articles and tutorials. […]

Hand Embroidery on Knit Fabric

Have you ever tried to hand embroider on knit fabric, only to end up with a puckered mess? Knit is not exactly the best fabric in the world to use as a ground for hand embroidery, but there are times when knit fabric can’t be avoided for certain embroidery projects. You want to add a […]

Save This Spot – a Little Finish

Remember the tiniest bit of stitching that I managed over the weekend? Well, it’s now another finish to cross off The List. I just love crossing things off The List, don’t you? The particular thingamajig I showed you that began with “save this” was a bookmark, and here it is: In a week or so, […]

Raised Goldwork on Black Velvet

I have to admit, I’m not a huge fan of certain types of embroidery done on black velvet. Mostly, it’s colorful embroidery on black velvet that makes me shudder. Taken apart, I like the concept of embroidery on velvet, I like colorful embroidery, I like velvet, and I like black, but put them all together […]

The Tiniest Bit of Stitching

This weekend, I did the tiniest bit of stitching. And although I don’t feel too accomplished this morning, what I actually accomplished seemed monumental at the time! That’s it! That’s the embroidery I finished this weekend. Impressive, isn’t it? Yep, those stitches might have taken a whole twenty minutes, all told. Maybe. But the amount […]

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What type of textile arts are you interested in?
Hand embroidery of all types!
What's your favorite type of needlework?
Self-taught, reading, reading, and practice, practice, and more practice. And reading. And practice.
Please feel free to tell us a little bit about yourself by way of introduction.
You can find me online mostly at my website Needle 'n Thread, and also on Facebook and Twitter
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At 17:01 on September 3, 2014, Mary Beth said…

You have beautiful work posted, Mary. What a lot of variety of work styles.

At 18:12 on August 16, 2014, Elaine Cochrane said…

Mary, I'm incredibly honoured that you liked what I did to your design! You are, of course, free to add it to your file of how others have worked your lovely patterns.

At 23:40 on August 8, 2014, Faye C said…

Mary just wondering if its me or are others having problems transferring photos over from flickr at the mo.It has happened in the past then righted it self but doesn't look like doing that this time.

At 17:24 on July 29, 2014, Sylvia Tsang said…

Thanks for letting me know!

Sylvia Tsang

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At 19:20 on March 23, 2013, Frances Taylor said…

hi Mary


Your work is absolutely fabulous - lovely stitching, such expertise and perfection. Thanks for sharing



At 17:12 on February 26, 2013, susie said…


I'm a big fan and long time follower of your stitches. I am so happy to be here and have found it to be so inspiring, resourceful & friendly!   happy stitching! 

At 17:06 on January 27, 2013, Ginni Jannicelli said…
I'm sorry Mary, I did see your friend request until now!
At 18:05 on January 18, 2013, Cathy Trostmann said…
Let me hear about your interests!
At 13:37 on January 15, 2013, Wilma Jean Cox said…

Mary, I have been a long time follower of Needle and Thread.  I'm excited to join Stitchin' Fingers. I know I will learn much more from you.




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