Beginner | 1 hour
Taught by Rebecca Ringquist
This workshop starts with the very basics of embroidery – setting up a hoop and threading needles – and dives into a visual encyclopedia of the most common stitches. Rebecca Ringquist teaches straight stitches before moving onto decorative and knotted stitches, including the elusive French knot. Along the way, she offers tips for smooth embroidery and examples from her stitched artwork as inspiration.
Learn how to:
  • Choose and word with thread
  • Thread your needle for embroidery
  • Set up your hoop
  • Use various stitches including the running stitch, filled running stitch, double filled running stitch, backstitch, couching, backstitch, feather stitch, satin stitch, blanket stitch, chain stitch, lasy daisy stitch, algerian eye, french knot, bullion knot, coral stitch, and spider web knot
  • Tie off your threads and finishing

What you’ll get:
  • An easy-to-follow lesson teaching different types of embroidery stitches
  • 17 HD video lessons you can access online anytime, anywhere
  • Itemized supply list
  • Step-by-step instruction by expert instructor Rebecca Ringquist
  • The ability to leave comments, ask questions and interact with other students


Chapters
Introduction
00:43
Getting Ready to Embroider
02:19
09:27
Line Stitches
06:24
10:57
03:27
06:17
Fancy Stitches
02:26
03:07
08:20
04:35
03:25
02:56
04:32
Knotted Stitches
04:35
04:24
02:19
06:22
Materials
Here’s what you’ll need:
  • Embroidery sampler
  • Cotton or linen backing fabric
  • Six-strand embroidery floss or pearle cotton
  • Embroidery needle
  • Milliners needle
  • Tapestry needle
  • Embroidery hoop
  • Small scissors
  • Pincushions
  • Thimble or rubber paper sorters
  • Beeswax
Discussion
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Transcript
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