Useful Links

Informative Magazines and Blogs

Mary Corbet’s Needle ‘n Thread:  A site that offers tips, techniques, patterns and great articles on hand embroidery.

Royal school of Needle work:  Website offers various courses, latest news on embroidery front.

Trish Burr’s blog:  Trish blogs are very informative, she writes lovely book like Colour confidence. Her newsletters are worth to read.  Website set up by the publishers of The World of Cross stitching and its sister magazines for cross stitch enthusiasts.

Embroidery Charts and tips

Yarn tree: Very good – has conversion Anchor to DMC

Stitchtastic: Offers DMC color chart

Rainbow Gallery:  Offers free downloadable carts for some great embroidery patterns.

Needle work Tips and techniques:  useful tips and techniques

Embroidery Groups and Organisations

The UK Embroiderers’ Guild: The UK’s leading crafts association, sharing opportunities for creativity and discovery among embroiders.

The Embroiderers’ Guild of America: The guild with many chapters within America and is fostering the art of embroidery and needle work.

The Cross Stitch Guild:  Welcomes stitch lovers and offers more than 70 stitches in their library and supplies on sale

The Embroiderers’ Guild of Queensland: A place where group of members, as well as beginners meet to express their interest for embroidery.

Embroidery Stitches

Embroidery Stitches: A webpage that provides step by step Stitching guide

Stitch Classification: A website that can help embroiders identify and learn different types of stitches.

Commercial Sites

Country Bumpkin :offers embroidery accessories.

Hoffman Distributing company: A site that is worth exploring if you are looking for that elusive charts

Stitching Videos

Stitching Cow: This website offers Videos to learn new embroidery stitches and techniques


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