Wired Butterfly • Stumpwork
Learn how to create a wired butterfly
Learn how to create a wired butterfly
Learn how to cross-stitch on 2 strands of fabric
Learn how to stitch a chain stitch line.
Hardanger: learn how to stitch a woven bar
Learn how to use stem stitch to stitch a line, an outline, and to fill that outline.
Goldwork: learn how to use Bright Check Purl to fill a chip work area.
Learn how to stitch a padded leaf
Learn how to stitch whipped backstitch
Hardanger: learn how to stitch a Kloster block
Goldwork: learn how to couch Pearl purl
Goldwork: learn how to couch Japan threads
Featuring a brand new “Skill Levels” filter to help narrow down your search!
Learn how to stitch a woven picot stitch
Learn how to stitch a buttonhole cartwheel
Learn how to stitch a row of closed buttonhole stitches
Learn how to stitch a bullion stitch
Find out which needle to use for what stitch
Free Mini Pattern – stitch this mini Rainbow World bunting
Learn how to stitch a tied oblong stitch
Learn how to stitch a Rhodes Octagon
Learn how to stitch a Rhodes Heart
How to stitch for less & keep the costs down
Free Mini Pattern – stitch a Shamrock
Learn how to stitch a Diamond eyelet stitch – with and without a sequin
Find out more about my brand new “Masterclass” series in the World of Cross-Stitching magazine, starting this month!
Learn how to stitch Long and Short stitch
Learn how to stitch a Queen stitch
Learn how to stitch a Rhodes Butterfly
Learn how to stitch a Lazy Daisy stitch
Learn how to stitch a round eyelet stitch, with and without a sequin
Learn how to stitch a Ribbed Spiderweb stitch
Learn how to stitch a Spiderweb stitch.
Find out why most of my patterns recommend 32ct linen, and what to do if you want to stitch them on a different type of fabric.
Videos, Pattern updates, and Commissions porfolio…
Tips & advice for the Anthea SAL
Learn how to make your backstitch look really neat when stitching with all 6 strands of cotton.
Learn how to finish a biscornu into a wedding ring cushion.
Compare both techniques – which one is your favourite?
Learn how to finish a stitched card without an aperture card.
If you’re finding that you go cross-eyed when you try to cut a straight line through your linen, then this is a great tip to help you get there without any headache or accidents 😉 You’ll just need: a pair of scissors (I … Read More
I’ve been asked this question so often that it’s high time I should go into a detailed answer rather than just a quick one. But what we all really want to know is what on earth you’re supposed to do with them! … Read More
Learn how to frame your needlework into a beautiful hoop.
Beads are soooo pretty ♥, but when it comes to ironing your stitching, they can turn quite ugly and spoil the effect if you don’t go about it carefully. Here’s how to keep your beads perfectly upright 🙂 You’ll need: … Read More
Have you ever sewn a crystal or a button in the centre of a biscornu…? If so, then chances are you’ve experienced the frustration of 2 hands being insufficient to pinch the biscornu down AND stitch the centrepiece on tight enough! Here’s a way … Read More
If you’re stitching something that has to be assembled biscornu style, and you hate having to count those endless stitches to make sure your square IS STILL a square by the time it’s done, then here’s a really cool trick for you! … Read More
If you’ve ever had to stitch a pesky stitch that stands like a Billy No-Mates in the middle of nowhere, you’ll know how tricky it is to start and stop it, without having anywhere to anchor your thread to. Here’s … Read More
If you have to stitch with 2 strands of cotton and you want to start a new thread without it showing at all, you need to try the loop method! You know when you’ve got to stitch 1 stitch in the middle … Read More
If you want to apply fusible interfacing with complete piece of mind, you need to use baking paper. Yep, that’s right. Baking paper. Have you ever seen what the sole of an iron looks like if it’s been accidentally applied to … Read More
This is a question that I’ve often been asked. Usually you want to sell my designs for charity events. (Thank you so much to all those of you who have written to me to ask me for permission – I really … Read More