The Mindful Blog of Embroidery — Embroidery Beginner

How to set up fabric in an embroidery hoop

Embroidery Beginner

How to set up fabric in an embroidery hoop

*Disclosure: This post may contain affiliate links meaning that, at no additional cost to you, I will earn a commission if you click through and make a purchase* This one is for the total beginners amongst us! And that's perfectly okay, everyone starts somewhere, so if that's you, be sure to keep reading! One of the biggest mistakes I see made by newbie-embroiderers is incorrectly loading the fabric into the embroidery hoop. It might seem like a straight forward task, and, essentially it is, but if done incorrectly, you will be left with loose fabric that doesn't hold your stitches...

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Embrace Autumn with 5 Creative Projects from Mindful Mantra Embroidery

Embroidery Beginner

Embrace Autumn with 5 Creative Projects from Mindful Mantra Embroidery

*Disclosure: This post may contain affiliate links meaning that, at no additional cost to you, I will earn a commission if you click through and make a purchase.* I don’t know about you guys, but autumn is one of my all-time favourite seasons. There’s something about the cold crisp air, the crunch of brown and rust coloured leaves underneath your feet when you take a walk, and the smell of warm coffee in the morning. I’m absolutely here for it, and because I get most of my inspiration from the things around me, I tend to stitch a lot of...

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5 Must Have Supplies For Embroidery

Embroidery Beginner

5 Must Have Supplies For Embroidery

  *Disclosure: This post may contain affiliate links meaning that, at no additional cost to you, I will earn a commission if you click through and make a purchase.* Embroidery is one of those hobbies where you don’t need to spend a great deal of money in order to give it a good go. Essentially, all you need is a hoop, fabric and embroidery thread. Although, if you really want to make the most of embroidering, I would say there are 5 ‘must have’ supplies that you need to really enjoy the process!So, what are they? 1. Good quality embroidery...

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8 Common Embroidery Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Embroidery Beginner

8 Common Embroidery Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

*Disclosure: This post may contain affiliate links meaning that at no additional cost to you, I will earn a commission if you click through and make a purchase.* Instagram has become a great place for creative minds to share their art, and this is no different with hand embroidery. There are thousands of embroidery artists of all levels in the Instagram community, and artists are more than willing to help one another. There are a few mistakes that I have come to realise over the years that I often see others make, so I thought why not make a blog post...

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