Nog Pepper Me Blog — embroidery

Wild Stitching Embroidery Art - Art For Wildlife

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Wild Stitching Embroidery Art - Art For Wildlife

Over the last year I've been going on a personal journey to improve my needlework by stitching different animals. I was inspired by the beautiful animals we saw when we visited Chester Zoo and watched their tv programme "The secret life of the zoo". Chester Zoo is our local zoo, both Andy and I are members so we try to go as often as we can. My health does limit this but with the membership it means we only have to go for a couple of hours if I don't feel like walking around for long. Plus we don't feel like...

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Embroidery Stitch Library - Padded Satin Stitch

embroidery padded satin stitch stitch library tutorial

Padded satin stitch is a combination of seed stitch and satin stitch. It's satin stitch with you've guessed it padding and it will give a bit more of a 3 dimensional look to your embroidery.

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Embroidery Stitch Library - Satin Stitch

embroidery satin stitch stitch library tutorial

Satin stitch is your go to filler stitch. Often used for flowers or bold lettering. Take your time with this stitch for a smooth finish.

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Embroidery Stitch Library - Seed Stitch

embroidery seed stitch stitch library tutorial

Seed stitch is like running stitch but instead of following a line you create random small stitches. Also known as Dot stitch.

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Embroidery Stitch Library - Split Stitch

embroidery split stitch stitch library tutorial

Split stitch is another outline stitch and is similar to backstitch but with a bit more texture. Keep your stitches consistent lengths for a neat finish.

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