Tag Archives: Outline alignment stitches

creating an embroidered triptych

I love to display my favourite embroidery designs and the triptych, three canvases sometimes  hinged together, is one of the best ways to do this, especially if the embroidery is done on silk and has an oriental flavour.

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Combining designs

Viewing a full set of 12 large designs and seeing their potential is not always easy which is why I try to give as many hints as possible in my accompanying PDF’s. Make sure you always read any instructions which come … Continue reading

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combining the Georgiana mini designs for dolls and tiny baby clothes

There are countless possibilities with the 32 designs in Georgiana mini for 40mm x 40mm hoops. Most of the elements from the Georgiana collection are here, so if you look at the larger designs you will get an idea of how … Continue reading

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my latest design

I have just finished the last set in the Plume de elegance collection. The final design is a mega classic for you all….

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using a border design

My new Plume de Elegance 3 designs contains some superb designs including a special border design and I would like to show you how to create a rich border with this design and how easy it is to change its appearance by … Continue reading

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digitising Celtic embroidery

My very first attempt at digitising was a Celtic design. This type of embroidery fascinates me. It has its own unique demands, which are that the satin ribbon work that interweave under and over throughout the whole or most of the … Continue reading

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combining more designs and discussing their use

When I create a collection of embroidery designs I usually create at least four sets for several sizes of hoops. In doing so I am trying to create lots of designs that contain the elements of the collection so you … Continue reading

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a special Elegant Christmas Message design (part 2)

In all my collections I always try to introduce something new as well as a challenge to improve my digitising and your embroidery skills. One of the challenges that I have started to include in some larger sets, is an extra … Continue reading

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a special Elegant Christmas Message design (part 1)

This week I am finishing off the final designs in the Elegant Christmas Messages collection. There are 10 designs in this last set which can be stitched out in 12″ by 8″ hoops. However one of the designs requires two … Continue reading

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Creating a Graceful Sampler

The many antique and vintage samplers that can be found on the internet fascinate me. I view and collect those I like on Pinterest, which is a great source of inspiration!  It is hard to have a favourite as there … Continue reading

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