Embellishment

Appliqué

  • Basic Fused Appliqué
  • Reverse Appliqué
  • Padded Appliqué
  • Shadow Appliqué
  • Basic Satin Stitch for Appliqué
  • Bias Bar Appliqué
  • Machine Blanket Stitch for Appliqué
  • Machine Decorative Stitches For Appliqué
  • Frayed-Edge Appliqué
  • Madeira Appliqué
  • Mola Appliqué
  • Net Appliqué
  • Broderie Perse
  • Flat Appliqué
  • Appliqué Flowers
  • Ribbon Appliqué Flowers

Beading

  • Beading Basics
  • Seed Beads

Bias Binding

  • Single Binding
  • Double Binding

Bobbinwork

  • Bobbinwork

Braiding

  • Kumihimo Braiding

Buttonholes

  • Bound Buttonholes
  • Corded Buttonholes
  • Decorative Buttonholes
  • Machine-Sewn Buttons

Charted Needlework

  • Charted Needlework Basics

Cording

  • Monk’s Cord
  • Cording on Scalloped Edges

Couching

  • Basic Couching
  • Twisted Thread Couching
  • Couching Beads and Sequins
  • Couching Cords, Braids and Bulky Fibres

Cutwork

Devoré

  • Devoré on Velvet
  • Devoré Reverse Appliqué

Drawn Threadwork

  • The Basics of Drawn Threadwork

Edge Finishes

  • Off-the-Edge Scallops
  • Shell Edge
  • Double Satin Stitch Scallops
  • Picot Edge
  • Rolled Edge Finish
  • Wire-Edged Finish
  • Corded Edge Finish

Embossing

  • Embossing Velvet With A Rubber Stamp
  • Embossing Velvet With A Wire Rack

Embroidery: Hand

  • Silk Ribbon Embroidery

Embroidery: Machine

  • Decorative Stitch Patterns: Lines
  • Free Motion Embroidery
  • Free Motion: Cable Stitch
  • Circular Embroidery
  • Eyelet Embroidery
  • Silk Ribbon Embroidery
  • Bobbinwork
  • Smocking
  • Smyrna Embroidery
  • Thread Painting
  • Decorative Stitch Hem Finishes
  • Double and Triple Needle Hem Finish

Fagoting

  • Traditional Machine Fagoting
  • Hand-Beaded Fagoting
  • Bobbinwork Fagoting
  • Bundled Fagoting

Surface Texture

  • Basic Crinkling
  • Crinkling With A Fabric Press

Folded Fabric

  • Prairie Points
  • Shark’s Teeth

Found Objects

  • Bones
  • Stones
  • Shells
  • Buttons
  • Charms
  • Mirrors
  • Sea Glass

Fringing

  • Self-Fringed Fabric Edge
  • Couched Thread or Ribbon Fringe
  • Fringing With A Tailor Tack Foot

Gathering

  • Basic Gathering
  • Clear Elastic Gathering
  • Gathering Over Cord
  • Gathering
  • Puffing (Heirloom Sewing)
  • Ruching
  • Ruffling
  • Shirring
  • Elastic Shirring
  • Smocking

Hand Looming

  • Hand Looming

Hem and Seam Finishes

  • Decorative Stitch Hem Finish
  • Double and Triple Needle Hem Finish
  • Hemmer Feet
  • Hemstitched Hem Finish
  • Raised Double Needle Hem Finish
  • Shadow Hem Finish
  • Mitreing corners
  • Edge-Stitched Seam finish
  • Flat-Felled Hem
  • French Hem
  • Hong Kong Finish
  • Tricot Bound Seam Finish
  • Topstitching

Hemstitching (Entredeux)

  • Single-Wing Needle Zigzag Adjoining Rows
  • Single-Wing Needle: Decorative Stitch
  • Double-wing Needle: Straight Stitch
  • Entredeux Basics
  • Corded Entredeux
  • Sewing Entredeux to Flat Fabric
  • Sewing Entredeux to Gathered Lace
  • Sewing Entredeux to Flat Lace

Lace

  • Types of Lace
  • Batternberg Lace
  • Sewing Lace to Lace (Heirloom Sewing)
  • Lacemaking Using Decorative Stitches
  • Free-Motion Lacemaking
  • Needlelace
  • Lace Motifs

Laminating

  • Laminating Fabric to Fabric
  • Laminating Metallic Foil to Fabric

Layering

  • Layered Fabrics
  • Trapping

Monogramming

  • Free-Motion Monogramming
  • Satin-Stitch Monogramming

Multi-Needle Decoration

  • Multi-Needle Sewing Basics

Adding Colour to Fabric

  • Stamping
  • Using a Purchased Rubber Stamp and Fabric Paint
  • Making and Using an Eraser Mosaic Stamp
  • Stencilling
  • Using a Purchased Stencil and Fabric Paint
  • Making and Using A Custom Stencil
  • Fabric Crayons
  • Dimensional Fabric Paints
  • Photographic Images
  • Embellishing With Foil

Passementerie

  • Passementerie

Patchwork

  • Easy Triangles
  • Seminole Patchwork
  • Strip-Piecing Methods
  • Victorian Quilt-Piecing

Piping

  • Basic Flat Piping
  • Basic Corded Piping
  • Shirred Piping
  • Ribbon Piping

 Quilting

  • Hand-Look Quilting By Machine
  • Echo-Quilting
  • Linear Quilting
  • Outline Quilting
  • Sashiko Quilting
  • Trapunto Quilting
  • Stippling
  • Elastic Stippling
  • Enhancing Printed Fabrics
  • Embellished Quilting

Ribbons and Braids

  • Embellishing with Ribbons and Braids

Stitching and Slashing (Faux Chenille)

  • Stitched and Slashed Faux Chenille Fabric
  • Making Chenille Fabric Samples
  • Faux Chenille Trim

Tucks

  • Blind tucks
  • Spaced Tucks
  • Corded tucks
  • Pintucks
  • Shell Tucks (Edges)
  • Ruffling
  • Mexican Tucks
  • Picot-Edged Tucks
  • Single Needle Tucks

Weaving

  • Plain Weave with Ribbon
  • Zigzag Weave
  • Decorative Topstitching
  • Using Woven and Knotted Fabric Tubes
  • Embellishing with Weaving

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