CHECK THIS PAGE EVERY NOW AND THEN AS I WILL ADD MORE AS I REDISCOVER OLD FAVORITES (Revised 9.18.12)
- Broderie D’Antan: While this is a French site the images are crystal clear and no translation is needed.
- The Heritage Shoppe: A wonderful site with lots of info beyond the stitch tutorials.
- Let’s Learn Embroidery: This is an Indian site that will help you stretch your skills into cross cultural embroidery!
- Vintage Paternayan Stitch Booklet: This handy PDF download is found on a blog I follow called Needlepoint Land where you can also find nice posts about basketweave and continental needlepoint stitches.
- Arts and Designs Stitch Glossary: I especially like the little window that pops up when you click for an enlargement of the stitch diagram. The diagram is very clear and you can print it.
- Mary Corbet’s Needle ‘n Thread, Tips and Techniques: Scroll down a bit through the gold mine of good info
- Mary Corbet’s Needle ‘n Thread, Stitch Play: Mary plays with stitches and thus creates composite stitches. You can play, too!
- Sarah’s Hand Embroidery Tutorials: Use links on side bar as links in text are frequently broken
- KnitHeaven: Vintage instructions for embroidery as well as other needle crafts
- Carol H. Lake: While predominantly focused on canvas, counted work is counted work!
- Carol Leather:: Basic embroidery stitches and so much more!
- Barbara Bergsten: Stitch guides/instructions
- Henry Art Gallery: “The Embroidery Stitch Identification Guide presents a standardized nomenclature and classification system for embroidery stitches based on seven structural and three usage categories.” (quote from purpose section of site.) A scientific or anthropological look at this field.
- ANG Stitch of the Month: American Needlepoint Guild resource
- Sharon Boggon: Exceptional teacher illustrates her methods, Crazy Quilting specialist, but classically trained artist
- Stitchcrafter Stitch Dictionary: Very thorough listing of embroidery stitches
- Nordic Needle Save These Stitches: Focused on stitches one might find in Hardanger embroidery rather than basic embroidery technique
- Victorian Embroidery and Crafts: http://www.victorian-embroidery-and-crafts.com/embroidery-stitches.html
Updated: August 15, 2013