What is redwork embroidery?

Answer Redwork embroidery is worked in an outline stitch with Turkey red thread. It dates to the late 19th century but became more popular at the turn of the century.ThreadTurkey red thread was popular f... Read More »

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What material is used for redwork embroidery?

Create redwork embroidery with red embroidery floss on a white or off-white piece of fabric. Any color red floss is acceptable in redwork. In historical times, women used muslin as the background m... Read More »

How to Border With Embroidery?

Adding an embroidered border to clothing can make the difference between ordinary and special. Mastering the buttonhole or blanket stitch will inspire you to transform ready-made clothing with your... Read More »

How to Do Crewel Embroidery?

Crewel embroidery combines basic embroidery stitches to create artistic designs and motifs on fabric using two-ply wool yarn. Basic stitches in crewelwork include satin stitches, running and chain ... Read More »

How to Do Beading & Embroidery?

Embroidery is a way to decorate fabric by adding designs made of an arrangement of stitches. Several stitches are used to enhance the appearance or suggest details. When beads are added, they tend ... Read More »