Hand Embroidery

Hand Embroidery encompasses so many types of needlework formats, producing beautiful art through the craft of using needle and thread.

The Handmade Festival is on the horizon!

Yes indeed! The Handmade Festival is one of the best shows in the UK crafting…

A sampler of a variety of filling stitches: in purple is chain stitch; green and pink, blankets stitch; blue, turkey knots; red, satin stitch; brown etc, lattice; mustard, burden stitch ; light blue, couched lattice.
Improving Your Stitch: Filling Stitches

This month I’ve been thinking a lot about filling stitches – specifically Satin Stitch and…

Craft Rocks: Tag your tea bag

I don’t know about you but it’s always time for that classic drink of comfort…

Pink Parka detail, by Fabienne Gassmann
The Funk Files – Meet Fabienne Gassmann

Every year, Hand & Lock organizes a competition for the prestigious Prize for Embroidery to…

Read to your baby every day, embroidered book cover
Too Cute Tuesday – Chloe Giordano

So way back on 2014 we featured the work of Chloe Giordano (Check out the…