Sharp edge pillow with bordered front

Tulips and Pomegranates Bargello - 13 inch pillow

Ready to sew quilted back onto bordered front piece.

Sharp edge pillow with bordered front, piping and quilted back:

Add a border around a worked design

Create your own piping

Sewing piping onto the front piece

Quilting the back of … Read more

Pillow back with quilted grid

15 inch pillow and pillow

Back of pillow with a quilted gridline design.

Quilting a grid design using a regular pressure foot or a walking pressure foot with rod guide.

The pressure feet that I used are shown and discussed at the bottom of this … Read more

Adding a border to a worked design

Tulips and Pomegranates Bargello - 13 inch pillow

Tulips and Pomegranates, 6 by 6.25-inch square, which for discussion I am calling a 6-inch square.

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The fabric that I used (in this example pillow) for the border, back fabric and … Read more

Matting and Framing

Snowy White Mocha closeup

I have several of my embroidery pieces framed for wall display but cost of the frame and not enough wall space has about put a stop to my framing completed pieces. We have two cabinet tops at waist height and … Read more

Where, how to begin

winter colorway

The below discussion is for counted embroidery. The two below links discuss purchasing fabric. If you are new to purchasing embroidery fabric or new to setting up an embroidery project I suggest you read both of these blog pages.

Purchasing … Read more