If you’re like us, every once in a while you need a bit of inspiration to get started on an embroidery project. So we thought we’d share a bit of inspiration for this week’s TipTuesday. Here’s some of our go-to blogs and websites for embroiderers by embroiderers.
StitchPunk: The Urban Threads Blog
StitchPunk, the Urban Threads blog, features a modern take on embroidery with intricate and wearable designs. The beautiful photography makes it easy to scroll through this blog for inspiration. Their posts about colour mixing and palettes will have you running for your thread collection!
Brewer is a provider of notions, patterns, embroidery supplies, books, cutting tools and more – and their blog, Brewer Inspires is full of tips, tutorials and ideas that range from quilting and sewing, to appliqueing and embroidering. Their love for everything that you can do with a needle and thread shines through this beautiful and inspired blog.
Feeling Stitchy is a blog written by a diverse group of volunteer craft bloggers, which offers ideas from a variety of exceptionally creative people. One of our favourite features on Feeling Stitchy is Friday Instagram Finds curated by Amy, a hand embroidery artist, Random Acts of Amy. She scours Instagram to find the most interesting and inspiring embroidery from around the world, and then shares them on Feeling Stitchy.
Totally Stitchin’ is the community and blog of Baby Lock, who has fully embraced the blogger sewist phenomenon. Totally Stitchin’ brings together an engaged community of sewing enthusiasts to share their love for sewing, quilting and embroidering. This blog is filled with tips, free projects and videos to enhance skills and inspire your next project.
We have been known to spend hours looking through these lovely sites. I can confess to browsing through them late at night on my iPad and I always wake up inspired to create something new. What are your go-to sites? Share them in the comments and let’s keep this list growing.