Embroidery

If you love embroidery, needlecraft or modern stitchery then read on… We have a huge selection of free embroidery patterns and contemporary needlework for you to get stuck into as well as tips, tricks and inspiration on how to use an embroidery hoop and frame.

Live Laugh Love Free Embroidery Pattern

We are mega excited to now be stocking Oz & Belle embroidery kits at SewandSo. To celebrate, the talented ladies behind the brand have given you a free embroidery pattern to try to keep you going until your new kit arrives! You can create this fun design in any colour you choose. Why not hang…

Oz & Belle | Meet the Designer

Heading to the Knitting and Stitching Show at Alexandra Palace last year we were on the lookout for some cool new designers to feature on SewandSo. We all came back talking about the same people…Oz & Belle. We are so excited to now be stocking Oz & Belle embroidery kits on SewandSo and wanted to…

collage of top nine needlecraft finds on Instagram including stumpwork butterfly, cross stitched knitting and thread painted bird

Top Nine Needlecraft Instagram Finds this March

Stay on top of your game with this monthly dose of needlecraft Instagram inspiration designed to flood your feed with colour and creativity whilst building community and improving your chances of being reposted… Top Row L-R: @mermerje @homestitchness @happygwensday, Middle Row L-R: @peacockandfig @dietryingtx @ butik_el.emegi, Bottom Row L-R: @uskonst @paulina.bart @kraftastrophe Upping your social…

Beginners Guide To Goldwork | Golden Circle

The Beginners Guide to Goldwork is the new book by Ruth Chamberlin. This beautiful book is perfect for those who love traditional embroidery and want to add a touch of gold to their designs. In this exquisite book Ruth explains all about the materials, the stitches, how to transfer designs, raise surfaces and much more. Diagrams,…

Redwork Embroidery Tips & Tricks

The art of Redwork is steeped in history. It became widely used when a special colourfast red floss was developed in Turkey some 200 years ago called Turkey Red. Today, Redwork is still a popular form of embroidery with many of the vintage penny squares being used as well as modern alternatives. You can find more…

Bead Embroidery Basics

Bead Embroidery Basics

Bead embroidery transforms everyday objects into luxury items. Beading expert Dorothy Wood runs through the basics of bead embroidery so that you can bring some shimmer and sparkle to your projects. Preparing to embroider If the fabric is flimsy it needs to be supported in a hoop or frame while working so that the beadwork…

Embroidered Felt Tree Decorations

Nancy Nicholson is the undisputed queen of folk-style embroidery. We adore Nancy’s little embroidered felt tree decorations – they are perfect for Christmas but also cute enough for all year round. Made from simple materials – felt and floss – you can have fun playing with different colours and patterns and see what you can…