Free Embroidery Patterns

There’s something for everyone in our selection of free embroidery patterns. From an embroidered hoop to a clothing. Once you have embroidered up a storm, make sure you share your makes on social media using #SASmakes so we can see them!

Floral Handkerchief | Freebie Friday

Brighten up your day with an elegantly colourful floral handkerchief with this week’s Freebie Friday embroidery project. We have something a little different for this week’s Freebie Friday, with a gorgeously detailed embroidery project that will bring colour and a smile every time you use it.  This design is perfect as a special gift for a dear…

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,…

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…

Have You Heard The Hype Around Chicken Scratch Embroidery?

When you hear the phrase Chicken Scratch, embroidery probably isn’t the first thing that will come to your mind! But this mesmerising embroidery technique worked on gingham is everywhere right now and it’s awesome. Even the quickest search on Pinterest will result in some truly wonderful Chicken Scratch embroidery projects. From pillows to table runners, ornaments…

Tattoo Inspired Embroidered Heart Brooch

Tattoo-Inspired Embroidered Heart Brooch

This striking embroidered heart brooch designed by Louise Scott, is based on an old school vintage tattoo flash. It’s a fab quick-to-stitch project that would be a perfect gift for a friend. All you need is some felt, thread and stuffing and some simple hand stitches! TO MAKE THIS EMBROIDERED HEART BROOCH, YOU WILL NEED……

Embroidery Pattern

Gorgeous Free Embroidery Patterns from the Stitchsmith

Contemporary needle craft designer, the Stitchsmith brings fresh new designs for needlepoint cushion kits, cross stitch, embroidery kits and patterns. Having left the corporate world for a craft filled adventure, she noticed that there was a sincere lack of contemporary designs in New Zealand and so began designing inspiring embroidery to cater to the masses. We take…