blanket stitch continued around edge

Blanket Stitched Edging

This is a really nice looking edge finish. It’s decorative and fully sealed. It shows up all throughout the ages … More

decorative knots spaced in an edge stitch

Making Decorative Knots

This is a very basic embroidery technique that will serve you well. It’s sometimes called a french knot or a … More

3" long tear in bodice back

Mending a Tear

Every now and again, bad things happen to good costumers. Usually, they happen at the worst time possible. I pulled … More

Finished eyelets, front side shown.

Hand-worked Eyelets

Hand working an eyelet with a buttonhole stitch is surprisingly fast and easy. ┬áHand-worked eyelets are strong, easily sizable, don’t … More