Chenille Needle for Hand Embroidery ~ Sizes are 14, 16, 18, 20 and 22 ~ Sizes 24, 26 and 28 are not shown.

The Needle You Need!

Chenille Needle for Hand Embroidery ~ Sizes are 20 and 22 ~ Sizes 26 and 28 are not shown.

Silk Chenille in Hand Embroidery

Hand Embroidery with Silk Chenille, part 3

Layer a few different stitches to make a border or more complex line. Use these embroidery stitch combinations as a starting point!

How to Combine Stitches to Create New Looks

Layer a few different stitches to make a border or more complex line. Use these embroidery stitch combinations as a starting point!: Layer Embroidery StitchesBitty Bug BorderLoops and DotsBoxed InFlower VineTulip ChevronZig Zagged

Italian Needlework: Punto Umbro

We have talked about the different ways to use Punto Avorio which appears in several Italian needlework techniques like Puncetto needle la.

Detail embroidery, waistcoat, c. 1760. Ivory silk faille embroidered in wine Chenille and silver thread in chain stitch.

Detail front embroidery, waistcoat, c. Ivory faille embroidered in wine chenille and silver thread in chain stitch.

Here's a fun composite stitch - alternating Mountmellick stitch, laced. Click through for the step-by-step tutorial!

Stitch Fun! Alternating, Laced Mountmellick Stitch

Here's a fun composite embroidery stitch - alternating Mountmellick stitch, laced. Click through for the step-by-step embroidery tutorial!

The bullion stitch or bullion knot is a versatile hand embroidery stitch. See how to make bullion roses, strawberries and flowers with it here

The bullion stitch or bullion knot is a versatile hand embroidery stitch. See how to make bullion roses, strawberries and flowers with it here - one of my favorite stitches!

Silk Chenille Embroidery Thread is a luxuriously fuzzy, soft thread that's been used in embroidery since the 17th century. Part 1 is a close-up look at silk chenille and how it's been used in embroidery throughout history (& some modern applications). In Part 2, we'll explore different ways to use it today.

Thread Talk! Silk Chenille Embroidery Thread, Part 1

Floral Monograms via the fabulous Mary Corbetat http://www.needlenthread.com/

25 Stitches & Stitch Combinations: A Goal

Stitch Fun: Star Stitch – for Stars and Snowflakes – Needle’nThread.com. jwt

Stitch Fun: Star Stitch – for Stars and Snowflakes

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