Basics of Hand Embroidery

Learning to embroider is not as tough as you might think! With a bit of practice, you’ll get it down in no time. Plus, embroidery is a nice relaxing thing to do after a long day if you’re a lover of crafting, hand embroidery stitches are fun, and with practice, can become quite easy.

Embroidery is available with a wide variety of thread or yarn colour. Some of the basic techniques or stitches of the earliest embroidery are chain stitch, buttonhole or blanket stitch, running stitch, satin stitch, cross stitch. Those stitches remain the fundamental techniques of hand embroidery today.

List of Material

  • Embroidery hoop – this is a ring consisting of two parts
  • Small, sharp scissors
  • 1 Cotton Fabric Piece
  • Embroidery needles
  • Anchor Threads
  • References